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Population in 2012: 7,290 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +74.2%
Males: 3,193  (43.8%)
Females: 4,097  (56.2%)

Median resident age:  39.2 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28732.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,596 (it was $45,426 in 2000)
Fletcher:

$43,596
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,075

Fletcher town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $175,794 (it was $123,300 in 2000)
Fletcher:

$175,794
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $168,878; Detached houses: $193,579; Townhouses or other attached units: $160,616; In 2-unit structures: $392,617; Mobile homes: $57,016

Median gross rent in 2012: $733.

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  • White alone - 6,150 (86.8%)
  • Asian alone - 430 (6.1%)
  • Hispanic - 326 (4.6%)
  • Black alone - 140 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 31 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fletcher: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (16.4%), Irish (16.2%), English (14.3%), German (8.5%), Scottish (5.2%), Italian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2120 feet

Land area: 5.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,378 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fletcher:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fletcher town:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

461 residents are foreign born

This town:  6.5%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Fletcher, North Carolina as of July 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fletcher to the number of sex offenders is 456 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,335 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $598 (0.4%)

Fletcher satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (10.5 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (95.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (511.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hoopers Creek, NC (1.5 miles ), Royal Pines, NC (1.8 miles ), Mountain Home, NC (2.1 miles ), Avery Creek, NC (2.1 miles ), Mills River, NC (2.1 miles ), Balfour, NC (2.5 miles ), Horse Shoe, NC (2.6 miles ), Fruitland, NC (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 35.43 N, Longitude: 82.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,316 (+18.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 617 (17.2%)

Fletcher household income distribution Fletcher home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Fletcher by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010
Murders 000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.022.40.00.00.00.0
Rapes 020000002
per 100,000 0.046.20.00.00.00.00.00.041.5
Robberies 221736323
per 100,000 47.046.223.0158.767.3130.163.541.962.3
Assaults 051356353
per 100,000 0.0115.623.068.0112.1130.163.5104.862.3
Burglaries 362240403237223143
per 100,000 845.9508.6918.7906.8717.6802.3465.6649.9892.3
Thefts 996997119153134106108102
per 100,000 2326.11595.02227.82697.83431.32905.52243.42264.22116.6
Auto thefts 345201423726
per 100,000 70.592.5114.8453.4314.0498.7148.141.9124.5
Arson 000020110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.044.90.021.221.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.2) 170.4179.1172.5266.4297.3274.7164.4171.3219.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
North Carolina average:

2.37

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1,035 (+32.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Fletcher-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.7 miles away from the Fletcher town center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 52.3 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fletcher-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 83% 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 85.7 miles away from the city 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 35.0 miles away from Fletcher center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.2 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 96.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.4 miles away from Fletcher center
On 2/12/1994 at 02:40:24, a magnitude 3.4 (2.9 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.7 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 Henderson County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fletcher topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers in Fletcher:

  • PARK RIDGE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 54 BROWNSBERGER CIRCLE)
  • BEYSTONE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 80 BROWNSBERGER CIRCLE)
  • UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE/FLETCHER (Nursing Home, 86 OLD AIRPORT ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Fletcher, NC

Airports located in Fletcher:


Local government website: www.town-of-fletcher-nc.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fletcher:

  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 10 miles; Asheville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,312)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 13 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,135)
  • Furman University (about 36 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Western Carolina University (about 40 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 6,852)
  • Bob Jones University (about 41 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,701)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 43 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 6,910)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 43 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,162)

Private high schools in Fletcher:

  • VERITAS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 324; Location: 17 CANE CREEK RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FLETCHER ACADEMY (Students: 152; Location: 185 FLETCHER ACADEMY DR; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fletcher:

Private elementary/middle school in Fletcher:

  • CAPTAIN GILMER SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 257 DOELGER DR; Grades: PK - 8)
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Shopping Center: Big F Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fletcher include: Calvary Church (A), Old Salem Church (B), Fletcher First Baptist Church (C), Fletcher United Methodist Church (D), Saint Johns Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Frady Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Higgins Branch (A), Kimsey Creek (B), Pinner Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Fletcher: Kates Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Asheville Area Guest Line (1 West Rutledge Court).

Hotels: Econo Lodge-Airport (40 Cobbleridge Drive), Fairfield Inn by Marriott (31 Airport Park Road), Hampton Inn & Suites Asheville - I-26 (18 Rockwood Road), Comfort Inn Asheville Airport (15 Rockwood Road), Econo Lodge Airport (196 Underwood Road), Fairfield Inn Asheville Airport (31 Airport Park Drive).

 
Henderson 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
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.65
U.S.:

9.59

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

GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-29-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
HOOPERS CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MILLS RIVER CONGREGATION (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
FAITH BIBLE CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-1999), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-1999)
OAK FOREST BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-18-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2000), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2000), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2002)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
NESBITT CHAPEL METHODIST CH (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2004), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-27-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-09-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between SEP-23-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2001), St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2002)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FORGE VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-28-2004), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-05-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
LAND ROVER ASHEVILLE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.9%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.5% for Black residents, 28.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 1.9% for other race residents, 38.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fletcher, NC

85 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Fletcher compared to North Carolina state average:

Fletcher, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Fletcher (2011 data):

  • Mountain 1st Bank & Trust Company: Fletcher Branch at 3270 Hendersonville Road, branch established on 2005/09/19. 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
  • Bank of North Carolina: Fletcher Branch at 4020 Hendersonville Road, branch established on 2004/04/26. 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: Fletcher Branch at 3811 Hendersonville Road, branch established on 1999/11/15. 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
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Fletcher Branch at 3578 Hendersonville Road, branch established on 1953/02/07. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Asheville Savings Bank, S.S.B.: Fletcher Branch at 3551 Hendersonville Road, branch established on 2008/02/06. 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.
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Fletcher Branch at 2900 Hendersonville Road, branch established on 1934/09/01. 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 Fletcher, North Carolina:

  • Econo Lodge Airport, 196 Underwood Rd, Fletcher, NC 28732 , Phone: (704) 684-1200, Fax: (704) 687-7861
  • Clarion Inn Airport, 550 Airport Rd, Fletcher, NC 28732 , Phone: (828) 684-1213, Fax: (828) 684-3778
  • Days Inn Airport, 183 Underwood Rd, Fletcher, NC 28732 , Phone: (800) 329-7466
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 18 Rockwood Rd, Fletcher, NC 28732 , Phone: (828) 687-0806
  • Fairfield Inn, 31 Airport Park Rd, Fletcher, NC 28732 , Phone: (828) 684-1144, Fax: (828) 684-3377
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fletcher, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fletcher travel time to work - commute


Fletcher mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Fletcher town (based on Henderson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.82%
Here55.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents49.4%11.4%10.2%4.5%4.3%
Congregations43.4%10.7%0.8%4.9%4.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church in AmericaAssociation Reformed Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents4.1%2.5%1.9%1.3%10.5%
Congregations4.1%0.8%1.6%2.5%27.0%
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: 22
Henderson County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Henderson County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Henderson County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Here:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

25.8%
North Carolina:

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

16.4%
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$16,663$49,9891$206
Other Government Administration 10$24,195$29,0340$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$42,604$36,5180$0
Police - Other 1$2,225$26,7000$0
Streets and Highways 5$14,152$33,9650$0
Solid Waste Management 3$7,838$31,3520$0
Parks and Recreation 5$13,304$31,9304$1,771
Totals for Government 42$120,981$34,5665$1,977

Fletcher government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($3.70)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $812,000 ($111.39)
    Police Protection: $597,000 ($81.89)
    Fire Protection: $466,000 ($63.92)
    Regular Highways: $461,000 ($63.24)
    Central Staff Services: $282,000 ($38.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $232,000 ($31.82)
    General - Other: $198,000 ($27.16)
    General Public Buildings: $86,000 ($11.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($1.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($11.11)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $5,000 ($0.69)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $7,000 ($0.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $176,000 ($24.14)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($1.51)
    Central Staff: $9,000 ($1.23)
    General Public Building: $3,000 ($0.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.27)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,009,000 ($138.41)

Fletcher government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $37,000 ($5.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $693,000 ($95.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $202,000 ($27.71)
    Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($2.88)
    Rents: $9,000 ($1.23)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $903,000 ($123.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $307,000 ($42.11)
    Highways: $129,000 ($17.70)
    All Other: $14,000 ($1.92)
  • Tax - Property: $1,196,000 ($164.06)
    NEC: $95,000 ($13.03)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000 ($0.27)

Fletcher government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,370,000 ($187.93)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,232,000 ($169.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,204,000 ($165.16)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,398,000 ($191.77)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,185,000 ($162.55)

8.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.39%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($419 average AGI)
Henderson County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Buncombe County, NC  1.96% ($44,461 average AGI)
from Transylvania County, NC  0.36% ($31,900)
from Polk County, NC  0.18% ($37,152)


6.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,307 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Henderson County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Buncombe County, NC  1.57% ($45,806 average AGI)
to Transylvania County, NC  0.28% ($29,404)
to Polk County, NC  0.23% ($33,695)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fletcher:

  • 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)
  • WPEK (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRVIEW, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WWRN (1350 AM; 10 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLACK MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTZQ (1600 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HOUSTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WISE (1310 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHVILLE RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WHKP (1450 AM; 1 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: RADIO HENDERSONVILLE, INC.)
  • WOXL (970 AM; 5 kW; CANTON, NC; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fletcher:

  • 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)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W249AR (97.7 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLFA (91.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WQNQ (104.3 FM; OLD FORT, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W292CJ (106.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fletcher:

  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLOS (Channel 13; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W52BA (Channel 52; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W08BP (Channel 8; BEAVER DAM, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W14AS (Channel 14; WEST ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W35AV (Channel 35; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WUNF-TV (Channel 33; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAEN-LP (Channel 64; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • W23BQ (Channel 23; ASHEVILLE, ETC., NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W27AX (Channel 27; LAKE LURE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

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

Fletcher, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
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

Fletcher fatal accident list:

Jan 18, 2000 01:31 PM, Sr-280, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 3, 1995 07:07 PM, Rp1551, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 16, 1976 02:20 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 24, 1975 12:15 AM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fletcher)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Fletcher, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ASHEVILLE AIRPORT NC, 230 Rutledge Rd (#21581) (Lat: 35.442778 Lon: -82.525250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: WQIT339
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • OAK GROVE NC, 1881 Cane Creek Road (Lat: 35.501528 Lon: -82.434611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQIT341
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fletcher)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fletcher)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$160,30041$164,262168$147,8526$95,93814$134,5243$96,457
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$138,7901$171,78012$175,5480$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$161,2736$150,31541$150,3835$38,6404$145,3707$87,087
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$155,6371$152,61038$158,3670$01$70,9800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$014$138,5640$01$111,6300$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9905.00 , 9906.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$196,71314$208,530
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$159,6701$221,510
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$150,430
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9905.00 , 9906.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 63
  • Hazardous Condition: 51
  • Service Call: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 14

Incident types - Fletcher


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

Most common first names in Fletcher, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7571.3 years
James7272.6 years
John7074.8 years
Mary5377.0 years
Robert5169.8 years
Charles3274.4 years
Helen2577.8 years
George2379.1 years
Ruth2282.0 years
Frank2076.1 years
Most common last names in Fletcher, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Barnwell3276.5 years
Whitaker2670.2 years
Youngblood2680.9 years
Allen2376.5 years
Wilkie2274.0 years
Jones2074.8 years
Williams2073.5 years
Garren2076.9 years
Lanning2075.4 years
Davis1976.9 years
Businesses in Fletcher, NC
NameCountNameCount
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Budget Car Rental1Ruby Tuesday1
CVS1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Clarion1Starbucks1
Comfort Inn1Subway2
Days Inn2U-Haul2
Econo Lodge1UPS1
FedEx2Waffle House1
Browse common businesses in Fletcher, NC

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  • Judith Deborah Gross (1)
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Total of 40 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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