Tryon, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 1,615 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.2%
 
Males: 744  (46.1%)
Females: 871  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

58.6 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28782.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,053 (it was $31,449 in 2000)
Tryon:

$45,053
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,868 (it was $21,347 in 2000)

Tryon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $184,598 (it was $109,600 in 2000)
Tryon:

$184,598
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $230,882; detached houses: $235,682; townhouses or other attached units: $190,119; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $275,628; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $138,682

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,108.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tryon: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.1%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Tryon, NC (2010)
    • 1,27577.5%White alone
    • 27116.5%Black alone
    • 734.4%Hispanic
    • 201.2%Two or more races
    • 60.4%Asian alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Tryon, North Carolina as of December 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tryon is 200 to 1.


Crime rates in Tryon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(121.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(169.0)
1
(56.0)
2
(114.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(112.7)
3
(167.9)
3
(171.9)
2
(116.7)
1
(58.8)
3
(180.0)
1
(60.9)
2
(123.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
25
(1,408)
10
(559.6)
15
(859.6)
23
(1,342)
37
(2,174)
30
(1,800)
30
(1,828)
8
(495.4)
18
(1,099)
11
(674.8)
13
(803.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(1,296)
33
(1,847)
27
(1,547)
43
(2,509)
16
(940.1)
25
(1,500)
35
(2,133)
34
(2,105)
13
(793.7)
16
(981.6)
20
(1,236)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(112.7)
2
(111.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(116.7)
3
(176.3)
2
(120.0)
4
(243.8)
5
(309.6)
1
(61.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)232.7217.1190.8227.0215.6231.6360.8168.4113.6104.9123.0

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City-data.com crime index in Tryon, NC

Crime rate in Tryon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.96
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (19.7%), Irish (16.4%), English (12.9%), German (10.7%), Scotch-Irish (7.5%), African (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.84 square miles.

Population density: 876 people per square mile   (low).

Tryon, North Carolina map

38 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.3% Latin America).

This town:

2.2%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,544 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,520 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (26.5 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (79.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (510.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Columbus, NC (1.9 miles ),
Landrum, SC (1.9 miles ),
Saluda, NC (2.5 miles ),
Campobello, SC (2.9 miles ),
Highland, SC (2.9 miles ),
Gramling, SC (3.3 miles ),
Dana, NC (3.4 miles ),
East Flat Rock, NC (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 35.21 N, Longitude: 82.24 W

Area code: 828

Distribution of median household income in Tryon, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tryon, NC in 2017

Tryon satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +61 (+3.6%).
Most common industries in Tryon, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.5%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.3%)
  • Wood products (8.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.9%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Tryon, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.2%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6.1%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)

Average climate in Tryon, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tryon, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2015 was 51.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.314. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.314
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 8.58. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.58
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.72
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2015 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Tryon-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the Tryon town 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 41.3 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:

Tryon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 83% 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 93.6 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 105.3 miles away from the city 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 227.7 miles away from Tryon 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 198.7 miles away from Tryon center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 199.7 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 135.5 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 Polk County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Tryon:

  • WHITE OAK MANOR - TRYON (70 OAK STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Tryon:

  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 3 miles away; COLUMBUS, NC)
  • WILLOWBROOKE COURT SC CTR AT TRYON ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; COLUMBUS, NC)
  • DIALYSIS CLINIC INC LANDRUM (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; LANDRUM, SC)
  • LANDRUM II COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; LANDRUM, SC)
  • AUTUMN CARE OF SALUDA (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SALUDA, NC)
  • FOUR SEASONS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; FLAT ROCK, NC)
  • PINEBROOK GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)

Airports located in Tryon:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tryon:

  • North Greenville University (about 13 miles; Tigerville, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,341)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 21 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 22 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 22 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)
  • Furman University (about 23 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Bob Jones University (about 25 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 28 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)

Public elementary/middle school in Tryon:

  • TRYON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 100 SCHOOL PLACE, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Tryon:

  • TRYON SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 36, Location: 2820 LYNN RD, Grades: KG-8)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Tryon: Tryon Plaza (A), La Plaza (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Freeman Jack H CO Real Estate (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3183 US176 Highway), Foothills Equestrian Nature Center Inc (Nature Centers; 3381 Hunting Country Road).

Birthplace of: Nina Simone - (1933-2003), musician, Harthorne Wingo - Basketball player.

Polk 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 Tryon and their reported violations in the past:

GREEN CRK MISSIONARY BAPTIST (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-07-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
RED FOX GOLF COURSE (Address: HOME REALTY CO. & INSURANCE AGENCY, INC , Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-11-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • MILL CRK CH OF THE BRETHREN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MORGAN CHAPEL BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

1.9 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

47.6%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
84 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
81 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Tryon (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Tryon Branch at 570 South Trade Street, branch established on 1934/09/01. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • HomeTrust Bank: Tryon Office Branch at 341 N. Trade Street, branch established on 1935/11/23. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,578.5 mil, Deposits: $1,249.7 mil, headquarters in Clyde, NC, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 20 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Tryon Main Branch at 69 Pacolet Street, branch established on 1965/03/23. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Tryon Branch at 936 South Trade Street, branch established on 2002/06/24. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Tryon:

Marital status in Tryon, NC
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 34.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 17.3%
  • Divorced: 22.4%

For population 25 years and over in Tryon:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Tryon
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tryon, NC (based on Polk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,86838
Mainline Protestant2,44314
Catholic1,1561
Black Protestant3502
Other353
None9,775-
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: 5
Here:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Polk County:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

11.08 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

10.0%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

23.7%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tryon:

59.2%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

57.6%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

13.2%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.1%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tryon:

32.2%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Tryon:

62.0%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Tryon:

79.2%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tryon, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 5$16,175$38,8201$1,506
Streets and Highways 4$9,465$28,3950$0
Solid Waste Management 3$7,250$29,0000$0
Sewerage 3$12,016$48,0640$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,510$33,0601$686
Police - Other 2$6,892$41,3520$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 19$57,308$36,1952$2,192

Tryon government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $374,000 ($231.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000 ($68.11)
    Regular Highways: $52,000 ($32.20)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $711,000 ($440.25)
    Police Protection: $681,000 ($421.67)
    Regular Highways: $351,000 ($217.34)
    Sewerage: $344,000 ($213.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $320,000 ($198.14)
    Financial Administration: $302,000 ($187.00)
    Liquor Stores: $283,000 ($175.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $223,000 ($138.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $201,000 ($124.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $183,000 ($113.31)
    Central Staff Services: $155,000 ($95.98)
    General - Other: $118,000 ($73.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $35,000 ($21.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($10.53)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $138,000 ($85.45)
    Regular Highways: $96,000 ($59.44)
    Police Protection: $49,000 ($30.34)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($6.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $103,000 ($63.78)

Tryon government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $473,000 ($292.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $212,000 ($131.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($27.86)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.62)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $92,000 ($56.97)
    Water Utilities: $86,000 ($53.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $69,000 ($42.72)
    Sale of Property: $47,000 ($29.10)
    Rents: $39,000 ($24.15)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($6.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,093,000 ($676.78)
    Liquor Stores: $268,000 ($165.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $445,000 ($275.54)
    General Local Government Support: $255,000 ($157.89)
    Highways: $66,000 ($40.87)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.62)
  • Tax - Property: $1,252,000 ($775.23)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $195,000 ($120.74)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($1.86)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.62)

Tryon government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,418,000 ($878.02)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,410,000 ($873.07)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000 ($69.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $104,000 ($64.40)

Tryon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $477,000 ($295.36)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,774,000 ($1098.45)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,000 ($27.24)

7.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,071 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
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 Henderson County, NC  0.96% ($48,458 average AGI)
from Spartanburg County, SC  0.75% ($45,304)
from Rutherford County, NC  0.57% ($27,814)
Businesses in Tryon, NC
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Strongest AM radio stations in Tryon:

  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., 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.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WSPA (910 AM; 4 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WWRN (1350 AM; 10 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLACK MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tryon:

  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQNQ (104.3 FM; OLD FORT, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tryon:

  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W24BA (Channel 24; TRYON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W05AC (Channel 5; TRYON, ETC., NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W31AZ (Channel 31; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Tryon fatal accident list:

Jul 1, 2017 09:34 AM, Us-176, Sr-1102, Lat: 35.207386, Lon: -82.237472, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 20, 1992 03:13 PM, Lockhart, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 18, 1991 06:30 AM, New Mrkt, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 33.6mTotal length
  • 56,355Total average daily traffic
  • 9,502Total average daily truck traffic
  • 42,710Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Tryon, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Tryon, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tryon)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Tryon, NC)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • TRYON PEAK, On Top Tryon Peak Mtn Near (Lat: 35.266139 Lon: -82.244417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KTM55,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 09/21/2018, Expiration Date: 12/02/2028, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 110, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6244, Email:
  • STATION, Wspa Tv Tower Atop Hogback Mtn (Lat: 35.170111 Lon: -82.289278), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WHH786,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2134.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/1997, Expiration Date: 08/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2002, Phone: (864) 467-5349
  • 116 North Trade Street (Lat: 35.209000 Lon: -82.238167), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WLP923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.500 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/1991, Expiration Date: 12/01/1995, Cancellation Date: 05/09/1997, Registrant: Radio Hendersonville D.B.A, Hendersonville, NC 28793
  • 0.5 Miles Northeast Of (Lat: 35.272056 Lon: -82.233167), Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WLP942,
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.000 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/1991, Expiration Date: 12/01/1995, Cancellation Date: 05/09/1997, Registrant: Radio Hendersonville, Hendersonville, NC 28793

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tryon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT 8KCAB (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-360-H1B (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 27WH , Serial Number: 1045-2007, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 03/06/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Stable Flight LLC, 161 Whitney Avenue Ext, Tryon, NC 28782
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 333VC , Serial Number: 24-1671, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1988, Certificate Issue Date: 05/18/2012
    Registrant (Individual): David W Wilson, 205 Arlys Ln, Tryon, NC 28782
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT 8KCAB (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-390-A1B6 (210 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 757EJ , Serial Number: 1166-2016, Year manufactured: 2016, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Marc Harry James, 721 Floyd Blackwell Rd, Tryon, NC 28782
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8377B , Serial Number: 36177, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 04/17/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Robert H Schaefer, 101 White Oak Ln, Tryon, NC 28782
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310R (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98980 , Serial Number: 310R0675, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 06/22/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Hyder Plumbing Co Inc, Po Box 1495, Tryon, NC 28782

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 28. The highest number of fires - 54 took place in 2007, and the least - 4 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Tryon, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.1%), and Outside Fires (39.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tryon, NC
    • 22450.1%Structure Fires
    • 17539.1%Outside Fires
    • 245.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 245.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tryon, NC
Most common first names in Tryon, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9274.8 years
John9177.5 years
Mary7880.0 years
Robert6974.6 years
James5874.8 years
Charles4375.7 years
Margaret4182.0 years
Ruth4084.0 years
George3977.7 years
Elizabeth3985.1 years
Most common last names in Tryon, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3376.9 years
Edwards2777.4 years
Thompson2774.6 years
Jones2778.6 years
Wilson2780.0 years
Arledge2479.6 years
Foster2374.6 years
Williams2279.9 years
Davis2076.2 years
Jackson1981.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tryon, NC
  • 39.0%Electricity
  • 35.6%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tryon, NC
  • 87.9%Electricity
  • 5.4%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Tryon compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
There are 13 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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