Chimney Rock, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 116 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -33.7%
Males: 72  (62.5%)
Females: 44  (37.5%)
Median resident age:

55.4 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28720, 28746, 28756.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,816 (it was $29,583 in 2000)
Chimney Rock:

$31,816
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,814 (it was $17,142 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $244,774 (it was $120,800 in 2000)
Chimney Rock:

$244,774
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $251,480; detached houses: $255,455

Median gross rent in 2017: $648.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chimney Rock: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.2%
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    • 10.9%Black alone
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Ancestries: German (26.9%), English (23.1%), Irish (13.5%), Scotch-Irish (11.5%), Welsh (7.7%), Danish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1040 feet

Land area: 2.77 square miles.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (very low).

Chimney Rock, North Carolina map

5 residents are foreign born (4.5% Europe, 1.1% North America).

This village:

5.7%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,738 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (19.6 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (81.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (500.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Lake Lure, NC (1.9 miles ),
Edneyville, NC (2.3 miles ),
Gerton, NC (2.5 miles ),
Fruitland, NC (2.9 miles ),
Dana, NC (3.2 miles ),
Fairview, NC (3.2 miles ),
Hoopers Creek, NC (3.5 miles ),
Black Mountain, NC (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.44 N, Longitude: 82.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 828

Distribution of median household income in Chimney Rock, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chimney Rock, NC in 2017

Chimney Rock satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +57 (+48.3%).
Most common industries in Chimney Rock, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (15.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (11.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (8.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.5%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (27.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (18.2%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (12.1%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (9.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (31.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (21.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (15.8%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (10.5%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Educational services (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Chimney Rock, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (7.0%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (18.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Art and design workers (9.1%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (9.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.1%)
  • Carpenters (9.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (15.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (13.2%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (13.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (10.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)

Average climate in Chimney Rock, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chimney Rock, North Carolina average temperatures Chimney Rock, North Carolina average precipitation Chimney Rock, North Carolina humidity Chimney Rock, North Carolina wind speed Chimney Rock, North Carolina snowfall Chimney Rock, North Carolina sunshine Chimney Rock, North Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.5. This is about average.

City:

62.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.61. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.61
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Chimney Rock-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the Chimney Rock village 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 38.0 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chimney Rock-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 109.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from Chimney Rock center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 202.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 119.7 miles away from Chimney Rock center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 123.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rutherford County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Chimney Rock:

  • FLESHERS FAIRVIEW HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FAIRVIEW, NC)
  • MOUNTAIN RIDGE WELLNESS CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC)
  • CAROLINA VILLAGE INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • BLACK MOUNTAIN NEURO-MEDICAL TREATMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC)
  • HIGHLAND FARMS INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC)
  • FOUR SEASONS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; FLAT ROCK, NC)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF HENDERSONV (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chimney Rock:

  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 20 miles; Asheville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,992)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 21 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 22 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,312)
  • North Greenville University (about 27 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 35 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 36 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 36 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 4,241)

Points of interest:

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Tourist attraction: Chimney Rock Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; Chimney Rock).

Hotel: Carter Lodge (US64-74 Highway).

Rutherford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

GENNY`S REST/DUNCAN`S BBQ (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chimney Rock that have no violations reported:

  • HICKORY NUT FALLS FAMILY CMPGD (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ESMERALDA INN (Population served: 69, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

1.9 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

55.2%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

10.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Chimney Rock:

Marital status in Chimney Rock, NC
  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Chimney Rock:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chimney Rock, NC (based on Rutherford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,251133
Mainline Protestant6,64937
Black Protestant3,38721
Catholic8771
Other3962
None17,469-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
This county:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Rutherford County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Rutherford County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

7.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Rutherford County:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.7%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.5%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chimney Rock:

49.4%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chimney Rock:

17.5%
State:

21.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chimney Rock:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.6%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

57.0%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.7%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chimney Rock, NC Residents
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
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Chimney Rock government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $65,000 ($560.34)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($370.69)
    Central Staff Services: $32,000 ($275.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($198.28)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($172.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($172.41)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($129.31)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($112.07)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($60.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($25.86)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($17.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($8.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($34.48)

Chimney Rock government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $34,000 ($293.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($146.55)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($129.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $11,000 ($94.83)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($17.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($198.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000 ($181.03)
  • Tax - Property: $52,000 ($448.28)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $22,000 ($189.66)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($25.86)

Chimney Rock government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,000 ($784.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $82,000 ($706.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,000 ($77.59)

4.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cleveland County, NC  0.67% ($37,154 average AGI)
from Buncombe County, NC  0.23% ($31,854)
from Henderson County, NC  0.23% ($35,958)


4.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cleveland County, NC  0.69% ($30,238 average AGI)
to Spartanburg County, SC  0.33% ($42,486)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.23% ($14,646)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chimney Rock:

  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WWRN (1350 AM; 10 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLACK MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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)
  • WTZQ (1600 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HOUSTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chimney Rock:

  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W249AR (97.7 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLFA (91.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Chimney Rock:

  • W27AX (Channel 27; LAKE LURE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W05AU (Channel 5; BAT CAVE, ETC., NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W11AX (Channel 11; BAT CAVE, ETC., NC; Owner: PULITZER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W06AQ (Channel 6; BAT CAVE, ETC., NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W52BA (Channel 52; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • W35AV (Channel 35; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WAEN-LP (Channel 64; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • W24BA (Channel 24; TRYON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Chimney Rock fatal accident list:

May 3, 2003 00:10 AM, Us-64, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.1mTotal length
  • 6,210Total average daily traffic
  • 451Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,420Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Chimney Rock, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Chimney Rock, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Lake Lure Cell Site, Bills Creek Road (Lat: 35.442333 Lon: -82.156778), Structure height: 108.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN601
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1.3 Mi On Chimney Rock Rd From Main Entrance 150 Se Of Entrance Rd To The Meado (Lat: 35.434000 Lon: -82.238444), Call Sign: WNQZ543,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.53000 MHz, Grant Date: 11/17/1999, Expiration Date: 12/29/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/05/2005, Registrant: Lake Lure, Town Of, Hwy 64-74 Chimney Rock Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746, Phone: (704) 625-9611
  • Lat: 35.440000 Lon: -82.248889, Call Sign: WRBS937,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.762 MHz, Grant Date: 06/11/2018, Expiration Date: 06/11/2028, Certifier: Peter G O'Leary, Registrant: Kimball Communications Inc., 245 Duncan Hill Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792, Phone: (828) 697-6232, Fax: (828) 696-2175, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chimney Rock, NC
  • 68.2%Electricity
  • 27.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chimney Rock, NC
  • 84.0%Electricity
  • 16.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Chimney Rock compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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