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Population in 2010: 4,576. Population change since 2000: +10.7%
Males: 2,373  (51.9%)
Females: 2,203  (48.1%)

Median resident age:  38.2 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28778.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,874 (it was $31,218 in 2000)
Swannanoa:

$35,874
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,330

Swannanoa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $120,568 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
Swannanoa:

$120,568
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $103,725; Detached houses: $125,635; Townhouses or other attached units: $169,667; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,348; Mobile homes: $52,465

Median gross rent in 2012: $798.

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Swannanoa races chart
  • White alone - 3,767 (82.3%)
  • Hispanic - 409 (8.9%)
  • Black alone - 208 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 104 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 59 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Swannanoa: 91.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (24.2%), German (12.0%), Irish (9.8%), English (7.8%), Scotch-Irish (7.6%), Polish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2220 feet

Land area: 6.36 square miles.

Population density: 719 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Swannanoa:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Swannanoa CDP:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

324 residents are foreign born

This place:  7.0%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Swannanoa, North Carolina as of September 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Swannanoa to the number of sex offenders is 254 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $993 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $736 (0.6%)

Swannanoa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (9.6 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (92.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (498.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Black Mountain, NC (1.9 miles ), Montreat, NC (2.4 miles ), Fairview, NC (2.4 miles ), Gerton, NC (3.0 miles ), Asheville, NC (3.1 miles ), Biltmore Forest, NC (3.1 miles ), Woodfin, NC (3.3 miles ), Royal Pines, NC (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.60 N, Longitude: 82.39 W

Area code: 828

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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Average climate in Swannanoa, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Swannanoa-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.3 miles away from the Swannanoa place 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 46.4 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Swannanoa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 82% 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 89.4 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 97.9 miles away from Swannanoa 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 30.0 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 85.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from Swannanoa 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 85.5 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 Buncombe County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Swannanoa:

  • SWANNANOA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 2305 US HIGHWAY 70)
  • BLUE RIDGE HOMES-SWANNANOA (Hospital, 91 POPLAR CIRCLE)
  • ASHEVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1984 HIGHWAY 70)

Political contributions by individuals in Swannanoa, NC

College/University in Swannanoa:

  • Warren Wilson College (Full-time enrollment: 1,023; Location: 701 Warren Wilson Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.warren-wilson.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swannanoa:

  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 10 miles; Asheville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,135)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 10 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)
  • Tusculum College (about 45 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • Furman University (about 48 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 48 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 2,457)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 49 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 49 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,162)

Public high school in Swannanoa:

Private high school in Swannanoa:

  • ASHEVILLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 590; Location: 74 RIVERWOOD RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Swannanoa:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Medical Center Around Swannanoa: Family Care IMS(about 5 miles); http://www.familycaremed.com please link to our site thank you

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Notable locations in Swannanoa: Camp Swannanoa (A), North Carolina State Test Farm (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Swannanoa include: Macedonia Church (A), Swannanoa Heights Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stepp Branch (A), North Fork Swannanoa River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Swannanoa: Nolan Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Comfort Inn (I 40 & I 240).

 
Buncombe 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 28.5. This is about average.
City:

28.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.71
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.1%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 79.4% for Black residents, 16.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Swannanoa, NC

People in group quarters in Swannanoa in 2010:

  • 164 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 47 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
248 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents in 2000
24 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Swannanoa compared to North Carolina state average:

Swannanoa, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Swannanoa (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Swannanoa Branch at 2323 Highway 70, branch established on 1965/08/20. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Swannanoa travel time to work - commute


Swannanoa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Swannanoa CDP (based on Buncombe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.61%
Here54.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Presbyterian Church in America
Adherents51.1%13.4%7.5%4.5%3.0%
Congregations35.0%17.0%1.6%5.5%3.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.8%2.0%1.8%1.5%12.4%
Congregations3.2%2.3%0.6%4.2%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: 49
Buncombe County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Buncombe County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
Buncombe County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 240
Here:

10.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Buncombe County:

21.2%
North Carolina:

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

15.3%
State:

15.6%

8.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.29%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($320 average AGI)
Buncombe County:

0.09%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Henderson County, NC  0.67% ($45,806 average AGI)
from Haywood County, NC  0.30% ($54,829)
from Madison County, NC  0.24% ($26,653)


6.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($354 average AGI)
Buncombe County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Henderson County, NC  0.88% ($44,461 average AGI)
to Haywood County, NC  0.29% ($31,500)
to Madison County, NC  0.25% ($27,719)

Strongest AM radio stations in Swannanoa:

  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWRN (1350 AM; 10 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLACK MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPEK (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRVIEW, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISE (1310 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHVILLE RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBRM (1250 AM; 5 kW; MARION, NC; Owner: WBRM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Swannanoa:

  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQNQ (104.3 FM; OLD FORT, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W249AR (97.7 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLFA (91.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W292CJ (106.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Swannanoa:

  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W52BA (Channel 52; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W35AV (Channel 35; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WAEN-LP (Channel 64; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W14AS (Channel 14; WEST ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W12AQ (Channel 12; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W10AD (Channel 10; MONTREAT, ETC., NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W23BQ (Channel 23; ASHEVILLE, ETC., NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W06AL (Channel 6; OTEEN/WARREN, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W08BP (Channel 8; BEAVER DAM, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLOS (Channel 13; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W27AX (Channel 27; LAKE LURE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19
Total length: 89 meters (292ft)
Total average daily traffic: 198,950
Total average daily truck traffic: 27,791

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 12
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Swannanoa, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Swannanoa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Whitson Ave (Lat: 35.507889 Lon: -82.396222), Call Sign: KVT783, Licensee ID: L00122051
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.3200 MHz, 45.3600 MHz, 45.4800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2004, Expiration Date: 10/30/2014
    Registrant: County Of Buncombe, 60 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC 28801-3561, Phone: (828) 255-5638, Fax: (828) 255-5452, Email:
  • 202 Whitson Ave (Lat: 35.599556 Lon: -82.395389), Call Sign: KBU267
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.0600 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/13/1996, Expiration Date: 01/14/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Beacon Mfg Co, 202 Whitson Ave, Swannanoa, NC 28778, Phone: (704) 686-3861
  • Old Us 70 1 Mi W Of Black Mountain (Lat: 35.525111 Lon: -82.416500), Call Sign: KGO648
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.870 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/04/1996, Expiration Date: 12/23/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: B V Hedrick Gravel & Sand Co Inc, Box 425, Swannanoa, NC 28778
  • Lat: 35.597889 Lon: -82.399833, Call Sign: WPYQ724
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 451.312 MHz, 451.337 MHz, 451.387 MHz, 452.887 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2003, Expiration Date: 09/30/2013, Certifier: Brandon Langford
    Registrant: Amta, 200 North Glebe Rd. #1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 276-1100, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:
  • Swannanoa, Sr 2500 Rr Crossing @ Rr Mp S126.55 (Lat: 35.609444 Lon: -82.340833), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.8 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQHB943, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/25/2007, Expiration Date: 06/25/2017, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St., Ne Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Swannanoa, 33 Nellie Bell Ln (Lat: 35.617056 Lon: -82.393667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.5 m, Call Sign: WQPL591
    Assigned Frequencies: 769.793 MHz, 770.118 MHz, 772.481 MHz, 773.431 MHz, 774.681 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/2012, Expiration Date: 06/20/2022, Certifier: Bryan Dillingham
    Registrant: Buncombe County Government, 59 Woodfin Place, Suite 200, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: (828) 250-6807, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • SWANNANOA VALLEY, 1 Mi W Of (Lat: 35.600667 Lon: -82.417333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WMT892
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • SWANNANOA NC, 650 Us Hwy 70 (021570) (Lat: 35.597417 Lon: -82.371278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.1 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQIT330
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 10995.0 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:
  • Swannonoa, 50-T Sassafras Valley Rd. (Lat: 35.617056 Lon: -82.393667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQQF335
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/26/2012, Expiration Date: 11/26/2022, Certifier: Bryan Dillingham
    Registrant: Buncombe County, 59 Woodfin Place, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: (828) 250-6807, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Swannanoa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH B200 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-60A (1050 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 151BG , Serial Number: BB-1381, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 09/06/1990
    Registrant (Corporation): Blossman Gas Of North Carolina Inc, 2091 Us 70 Hwy, Swannanoa, NC 28778
  • Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55 (T42A) (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2125L , Serial Number: TC-2015, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/08/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Blossman Gas Of North Carolina Inc, 2091 Us 70 Hwy, Swannanoa, NC 28778



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED5$157,48410$156,70940$163,6611$57,4604$238,3101$535,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$251,2601$138,4300$01$174,1501$36,910
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$125,6301$90,20017$147,8171$60,4301$243,8201$119,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$189,3402$195,14013$142,5751$15,1800$01$81,870
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$210,7700$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0030.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$318,5401$122,350
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0030.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 24
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Swannanoa


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

Most common first names in Swannanoa, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8076.5 years
James6773.6 years
John6377.1 years
Mary5576.7 years
Robert2869.6 years
Charles2776.2 years
Helen2377.5 years
George2274.9 years
Margaret2076.2 years
Betty1974.1 years
Most common last names in Swannanoa, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis2273.6 years
Mcmahan2275.6 years
Allen2174.1 years
Hall2075.2 years
Jones1874.3 years
Patton1771.0 years
Wilson1778.7 years
Burnette1671.2 years
Robinson1674.3 years
Edwards1475.6 years
Businesses in Swannanoa, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Burger King1U-Haul2
FedEx1U.S. Cellular1
Goodwill1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Derrick F. Stikeleather (2)
  • Marc Ogle (1)
  • Nancy Ellington (1)
  • Bradley Gene Jones (1)
  • Philip Howard Diehn (1)
  • Edwin Howard Ferree, Jr. (1)
  • David R. Bassett (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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