In 2019, Yancey County, NC had a population of 17.8k people with a median age of 47.6 and a median household income of $42,222. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Yancey County, NC grew from 17,667 to 17,760, a 0.526% increase and its median household income grew from $39,888 to $42,222, a 5.85% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Yancey County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.5%), White (Hispanic) (3.69%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.968%), Other (Hispanic) (0.884%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.67%). 0% of the households in Yancey County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.6% of the residents in Yancey County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Yancey County, NC was $157,100, and the homeownership rate was 73.3%. 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.