NC

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

About Sapphire, NC

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

The total City Population for Sapphire is about 2,321 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about N/A.

The Average Home Value is $385,400.00, which is roughly 59% higher than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 51% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $59,167.00, which is roughly 16% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 3% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Sapphire 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

Lake Toxaway, NC (3.82 mi.)
Cashiers, NC (6.07 mi.)
Rosman, NC (8.44 mi.)
Glenville, NC (8.66 mi.)
Balsam Grove, NC (9.80 mi.)
Tuckasegee, NC (12.77 mi.)
Highlands, NC (13.29 mi.)
Brevard, NC (15.07 mi.)
Cullowhee, NC (16.84 mi.)
Cedar Mountain, NC (16.85 mi.)
Cedar Mtn, NC (16.85 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 28774
Latitude : 35.094063
Longitude : -83.003242
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 3646 ft.
Area Code(s) : 828

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.09
Male Population Estimate : 21.84%
Female Population Estimate : 21.80%
Median Age : 56.8
Male Median Age : 55.1
Female Median Age : 57.9

White Population Estimate : 41.75%
Black Population Estimate : 0.43%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.02%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.13%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.43%
Other Population Estimate : 1.16%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Sapphire 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.