In 2020, Avery County, NC had a population of 17.5k people with a median age of 45.4 and a median household income of $42,695. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Avery County, NC grew from 17,506 to 17,510, a 0.0228% increase and its median household income grew from $40,340 to $42,695, a 5.84% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Avery County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.24%), White (Hispanic) (3.34%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.13%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.982%).
None of the households in Avery County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.9% of the residents in Avery County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Avery County, NC was $151,800, and the homeownership rate was 77.7%. Most people in Avery County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Avery County, NC was 2 cars per household.