In 2018, Yancey County, NC had a population of 17.7k people with a median age of 47.4 and a median household income of $39,888. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Yancey County, NC grew from 17,605 to 17,667, a 0.352% increase and its median household income grew from $37,610 to $39,888, a 6.06% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Yancey County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.6%), White (Hispanic) (3.54%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.945%), Other (Hispanic) (0.821%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.73%). 0% of the households in Yancey County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.7% of the residents in Yancey County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in Yancey County, NC was $149,800, and the homeownership rate was 74.3%. Most people in Yancey County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Yancey County, NC was 2 cars per household.