In 2020, Yancey County, NC had a population of 17.9k people with a median age of 47.9 and a median household income of $44,554. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Yancey County, NC grew from 17,760 to 17,870, a 0.619% increase and its median household income grew from $42,222 to $44,554, a 5.52% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Yancey County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.4%), White (Hispanic) (2.74%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.38%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.01%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.946%).
None of the households in Yancey 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.
98.1% of the residents in Yancey County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Yancey County, NC was $166,900, and the homeownership rate was 72.9%. Most people in Yancey County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Yancey County, NC was 2 cars per household.