In 2017, Yancey County, NC had a population of 17.6k people with a median age of 46.8 and a median household income of $37,610. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Yancey County, NC grew from 17,599 to 17,605, a 0.0341% increase and its median household income grew from $36,993 to $37,610, a 1.67% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Yancey County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.8%), White (Hispanic) (3.24%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.32%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.846%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.665%). N/A% of the people in Yancey County, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.8% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Yancey County, NC is $139,800, and the homeownership rate is 73.3%. Most people in Yancey County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Yancey County, NC is 2 cars per household.