Nationwide Claims to Fame

Cullowhee is 19th out of 6,405 other cities in Income below poverty line

Statewide Claims to Fame

Cullowhee is 2nd in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income below poverty line

Cullowhee is 12th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Cullowhee is 17th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Cullowhee is 19th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Cullowhee Rank North Carolina US
Size in square miles 3.5 141st 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,776.9 29th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Cullowhee Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 1.4% 145th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 4.1% 145th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 3.8% 145th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Cullowhee Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.8% 54th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 50.6% 17th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Cullowhee Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 85.8% 33rd 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 7.1% 112th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 19th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.2% 91st 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 108th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 102nd 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.1% 90th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 84.6% 30th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Cullowhee Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 48.8% 140th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.7% 125th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Cullowhee Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 1,874 144th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 36.4% 12th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 1,067 145th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 27.0% 143rd 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $217,500 30th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 1.7 145th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Cullowhee Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $9,832 145th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $16,606 145th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 47.8% 2nd 16.1% 14.3%

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