For population 25 years and over in Seven Devils:
For population 15 years and over in Seven Devils town:
4 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,408 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (34.0 miles , pop. 55,469).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (85.4 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (449.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Sugar Mountain, NC (1.8 miles ), Banner Elk, NC (1.9 miles ), Grandfather, NC (2.1 miles) , Beech Mountain, NC (2.4 miles ), Blowing Rock, NC (2.8 miles ), Newland, NC (2.8 miles ), Boone, NC (3.0 miles ), Elk Park, NC (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.15 N, Longitude: 81.81 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 828
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+10.3%).
Average climate in Seven Devils, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Seven Devils-area historical tornado activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/7/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.9 miles away from the Seven Devils town center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 39.2 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:Seven Devils-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 72.8 miles away from Seven Devils center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 72.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.1 miles away from Seven Devils center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Avery County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Seven Devils:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seven Devils:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 22.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 3.5%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Seven Devils compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Seven Devils (based on Avery County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.53%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Seven Devils government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,841 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,410 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Seven Devils:
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TV broadcast stations around Seven Devils:
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1