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Dillsboro township, NC map Land area: 7.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,271 (26% urban, 74% rural)
Males: 618  (48.6%)
Females: 653  (51.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,271 (946 owner occupied, 325 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

31%


Races in Dillsboro township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 93.2%
  • Black: 1.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 2.8%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Two or more races: 1.3%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 42.3
Median age of females: 45.3

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Average household size: 2.14

Dillsboro township:

2.1 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.70

Estimated median household income in 2009: $41,001 ($36,786 in 1999)
This township:

$41,001
North Carolina:

$43,674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $531 (lower quartile is $373, upper quartile is $535)
Here:

$531
State:

$568

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $141,520 (it was $77,800 in 2000)
Dillsboro township:

$141,520
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,318 - $145,390

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $242,490
Here:

$242,490
State:

$218,934
Population density: 162 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.5%
Whole state:

12.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.4%
Whole state:

5.5%

Cities in this township include: Dillsboro.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Dillsboro township include: Long Branch Church (A), Locust Field Church (B), Riverview Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Franklin Cemetery (1), Robinson Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mince Branch (A), Yellow Bird Branch (B), Mack Town Branch (C), Long Branch (D), Laurel Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

86% of Dillsboro township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in North Carolina.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 394
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 8
  • South: 5
  • West: 29
Dillsboro township, North Carolina satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 148
  • Mobile homes: 8

Housing units in Dillsboro township with a mortgage: 27 (11 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 3
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 16
  • 1970 to 1979: 6
  • 1960 to 1969: 14
  • 1950 to 1959: 7
  • 1940 to 1949: 20
  • 1939 or earlier: 90

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dillsboro township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 7
  • 4 rooms: 6
  • 5 rooms: 0
  • 6 rooms: 11
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 36
  • 9 or more rooms: 20

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dillsboro township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 8
  • 5 rooms: 8
  • 6 rooms: 7
  • 7 rooms: 11
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 8

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Dillsboro township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 7
  • 3 bedrooms: 25
  • 4 bedrooms: 48
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 17

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dillsboro township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 8
  • 3 bedrooms: 19
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

Cars and other vehicles available in Dillsboro township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 58
  • 3 vehicles: 32
  • 4 vehicles: 10
  • 5 or more vehicles: 3

Cars and other vehicles available in Dillsboro township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 15
  • 2 vehicles: 4
  • 3 vehicles: 23
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (28%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (4%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (4%)
  • Health care (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Apparel (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Dillsboro township:

  • German (64.3%)
  • United States or American (15.0%)
  • Norwegian (9.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (5.7%)
  • Irish (3.1%)
  • Polish (1.4%)
  • British (1.1%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 132 (64%)
  • Carpooled: 41 (20%)
  • Walked: 5 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 28 (14%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (61%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

96.9% of residents of Dillsboro township speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 436
  • In family households: 396 (111 male householders, 4 female householders)
    111 spouses, 163 children (156 natural, 0 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 7 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 40 (17 male householders (12 living alone)), 10 female householders (10 living alone)), 13 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 32 2-persons, 33 3-persons, 23 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 14 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 22 1-person, 5 5-persons,

166 married couples with children.
61 single-parent households (7 men, 54 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

8.0%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

8.1%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Dillsboro township:

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