In 2021, Avery County, NC had a population of 17.7k people with a median age of 45.5 and a median household income of $46,383. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Avery County, NC grew from 17,510 to 17,747, a 1.35% increase and its median household income grew from $42,695 to $46,383, a 8.64% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Avery County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.06%), White (Hispanic) (2.64%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.45%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.4%).
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.
98% of the residents in Avery County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Avery County, NC was $171,200, and the homeownership rate was 79.5%.
Most people in Avery County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Avery County, NC was 2 cars per household.