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Hiawassee township, NC map Land area: 12.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 4.3 sq. mi.
Population: 1,358 (all rural)
Males: 662  (48.7%)
Females: 696  (51.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,356 (1,148 owner occupied, 208 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

31%


Races in Hiawassee township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.5%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 49.7
Median age of females: 50.6

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Average household size: 2.18

Hiawassee township:

2.2 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.56

Estimated median household income in 2009: $44,002 ($39,479 in 1999)
This township:

$44,002
North Carolina:

$43,674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $540 (lower quartile is $445, upper quartile is $589)
Here:

$540
State:

$568

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $234,278 (it was $130,100 in 2000)
Hiawassee township:

$234,278
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $109,626 - $424,166

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $320,587
Here:

$320,587
State:

$218,934

In 2-unit structures: $53,805
Here:

$53,805
State:

$203,185

Mobile homes: $80,081
Here:

$80,081
State:

$45,354

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $67,643
Here:

$67,643
State:

$48,806
Population density: 113 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

9.7%
Whole state:

12.3%

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

3.6%
Whole state:

5.5%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hiawassee township: Jackrabbit Mountain Picnic Area (A), Jackrabbit Campground (B), Hinton Rural Life Center (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hiawassee township include: Ledford Chapel (A), Union Chapel (B), Philadelphia Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Penland Branch (A), Patterson Branch (B), Crawford Branch (C), Byers Branch (D), Stillhouse Branch (E), Needmore Branch (F), Shooting Creek (G), Licklog Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 20 (100% naturalized citizens)

Hiawassee township:  1.5%
State:  5.3%

54% of Hiawassee township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 38% lived in North Carolina.

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

  • This state: 494
  • Northeast: 105
  • Midwest: 145
  • South: 531
  • West: 17

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $118,800

Hiawassee township, North Carolina satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.6%

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

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

2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 865
  • One, attached: 6
  • Two: 31
  • 3 or 4: 13
  • Mobile homes: 205
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 20

Median worth of mobile homes: $73,300


Housing units in Hiawassee township with a mortgage: 211 (16 second mortgage, 32 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 241

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 68
  • 1995 to 1998: 162
  • 1990 to 1994: 196
  • 1980 to 1989: 271
  • 1970 to 1979: 249
  • 1960 to 1969: 66
  • 1950 to 1959: 49
  • 1940 to 1949: 23
  • 1939 or earlier: 56

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 66
  • 5 rooms: 124
  • 6 rooms: 183
  • 7 rooms: 69
  • 8 rooms: 13
  • 9 or more rooms: 65

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 12
  • 4 rooms: 44
  • 5 rooms: 8
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 142
  • 3 bedrooms: 296
  • 4 bedrooms: 55
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 27

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hiawassee township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 18
  • 2 bedrooms: 52
  • 3 bedrooms: 0
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 5
  • 1 vehicle: 183
  • 2 vehicles: 235
  • 3 vehicles: 64
  • 4 vehicles: 33
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 32
  • 2 vehicles: 38
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Personal and laundry services (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (4%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Hiawassee township:

  • United States or American (28.1%)
  • Irish (15.9%)
  • English (14.6%)
  • German (10.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (9.5%)
  • Italian (3.7%)
  • Polish (2.1%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Philippines (70%)
  • Austria (30%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 407 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 123 (22%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (1%)
  • Walked: 5 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 7 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

96.6% of residents of Hiawassee township speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,318
  • In family households: 1,163 (404 male householders, 39 female householders)
    409 spouses, 283 children (235 natural, 38 adopted, 10 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 12 parents, 0 other relatives, 16 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 155 (46 male householders (37 living alone)), 86 female householders (74 living alone)), 23 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 267 2-persons, 90 3-persons, 80 4-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 111 1-person, 21 2-persons,

163 married couples with children.
49 single-parent households (13 men, 36 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10
Here:

12.2%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

9.7%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Hiawassee township:

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