NC

National Population : 333,590,059
North Carolina State Population : 10,753,007

About Penrose, NC

Penrose, NC is located in Transylvania County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Penrose is about 1,274 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about N/A.

The Average Home Value is $199,400.00, which is roughly 20% higher than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 5% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $56,500.00, which is roughly 12% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 2% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Penrose is about .

North Carolina is ranked #52 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 6.19 out of 100.

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Voting

Transylvania County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 27.44% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 57.03%
Democratic: 41.38%
Libertarian: 0.88%
Other: 0.46%
Green: 0.25%


Nearby Locations

Etowah, NC (3.90 mi.)
Horse Shoe, NC (7.20 mi.)
Brevard, NC (7.27 mi.)
Laurel Park, NC (9.89 mi.)
Cedar Mtn, NC (10.14 mi.)
Cedar Mountain, NC (10.14 mi.)
Mills River, NC (13.09 mi.)
Fletcher, NC (13.09 mi.)
Balsam Grove, NC (13.42 mi.)
Flat Rock, NC (13.48 mi.)
East Flat Rock, NC (13.55 mi.)
E Flat Rock, NC (13.55 mi.)
Rosman, NC (13.93 mi.)
Zirconia, NC (14.10 mi.)
Arden, NC (15.29 mi.)
Candler, NC (17.57 mi.)
Biltmore Lake, NC (17.57 mi.)
Lake Toxaway, NC (18.19 mi.)
Saluda, NC (19.82 mi.)
Canton, NC (19.87 mi.)
Biltmore Frst, NC (19.88 mi.)
Asheville, NC (19.88 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 28766
Latitude : 35.261160
Longitude : -82.624363
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 2435 ft.
Area Code(s) : 828

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.46
Male Population Estimate : 48.90%
Female Population Estimate : 50.16%
Median Age : 42.1
Male Median Age : 39.6
Female Median Age : 43.9

White Population Estimate : 97.33%
Black Population Estimate : 2.12%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.26%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.31%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.63%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.39%
Other Population Estimate : 0.55%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Penrose specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Transylvania County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Transylvania County: About 131 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Transylvania County is about 54% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.