Avery County

  1. Avery County Legal Resources
  2. Avery County Statistics
  3. Avery County Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Avery County Employment Information
  5. Avery County Family Information
  6. Avery County Education Information
  7. Avery County Business Information
  8. Avery County Public Benefits Information
  9. Avery County Criminal Information
  10. Avery County Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Avery County Cities
  12. Avery County Zip Codes


Avery County Legal Resources

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Avery County Government Website

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Avery County Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 17,167
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 165 / 212 / 0
  • Land Area (2000): 639.738 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.527 square kilometers
  • Farm Area (2002): 31,000.000 acres (125.426 square kilometers)
  • Farms (2002): 495
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 62.80%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 1.40%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $25,471,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / irrigation / public use) (2000): 6,000,000 / 3,000,000 / 1,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 27.40%
  • Physicians (2004): 49
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 1 (70)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 3,692
  • Federal Spending (2004): $113,168
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Avery County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 11,911
Building Permits Issued (2006): 200
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $72,774

Avery County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 0 0.00%
 Rural, Farm 2,508 7.13%
 Rural, Non-farm 32,662 92.87%

Avery County Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Avery County Employment Information

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Avery County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 7,356 6,904 452 6.15% 62
1991 7,334 6,685 649 8.84% 89
1992 7,347 6,614 733 9.97% 100
1993 7,281 6,662 620 8.51% 85
1994 7,242 6,748 494 6.82% 68
1995 7,499 7,029 470 6.27% 63
1996 7,691 7,296 395 5.14% 51
1997 7,891 7,545 346 4.39% 44
1998 7,949 7,661 288 3.63% 36
1999 8,143 7,864 279 3.42% 34
2000 7,936 7,617 320 4.03% 40
2001 8,001 7,558 443 5.53% 56
2002 7,661 7,159 502 6.55% 66
2003 8,038 7,568 471 5.85% 59
2004 8,102 7,690 412 5.09% 51
2005 8,009 7,579 431 5.38% 54
2006 8,045 7,654 391 4.86% 49
2007 8,467 8,081 386 4.56% 46
2008 8,562 8,065 497 5.80% 58
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 8,436 7,942 494 5.86% 59
Feb 2008 8,319 7,811 508 6.11% 61
Mar 2008 8,305 7,822 483 5.82% 58
Apr 2008 8,314 7,853 461 5.54% 55
May 2008 8,607 8,104 503 5.84% 58
Jun 2008 8,862 8,368 494 5.57% 56
Jul 2008 8,865 8,315 550 6.20% 62
Aug 2008 8,694 8,200 494 5.68% 57
Sep 2008 8,657 8,173 484 5.59% 56
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Avery County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 1,590 20.56%
2. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 662 8.56%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 576 7.45%
4. Public Administration 450 5.82%
5. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 412 5.33%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 366 4.73%
7. Educational Services 300 3.88%
8. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 282 3.65%
9. Chemical Manufacturing 216 2.79%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 198 2.56%
11. Truck Transportation 198 2.56%
12. Health Care 192 2.48%
13. Repair and Maintenance 160 2.07%
14. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 148 1.91%
15. Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods, Wholesale 136 1.76%
16. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 128 1.66%
17. Utilities 120 1.55%
18. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 116 1.50%
19. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 104 1.34%
20. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 100 1.29%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,138 17.09%
2. Educational Services 996 14.96%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 706 10.60%
4. Social Assistance 364 5.47%
5. Chemical Manufacturing 302 4.54%
6. Public Administration 300 4.51%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 234 3.51%
8. Apparel Manufacturing 230 3.45%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 200 3.00%
10. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 182 2.73%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 162 2.43%
12. Construction 136 2.04%
13. Finance and Insurance 122 1.83%
14. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 118 1.77%
15. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 110 1.65%
16. Personal and Laundry Services 108 1.62%
17. Machinery Manufacturing 106 1.59%
18. Private Household Services 106 1.59%
19. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 98 1.47%
20. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 92 1.38%

Avery County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 636 8.22%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 480 6.21%
3. Other Construction Trades 430 5.56%
4. Other Production Occupations 386 4.99%
5. Other Management Occupations 332 4.29%
6. Farmers and Farm Managers 298 3.85%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 276 3.57%
8. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 268 3.47%
9. Carpenters 266 3.44%
10. Law Enforcement Workers 236 3.05%
11. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 226 2.92%
12. Vehicle Mechanics 226 2.92%
13. Agricultural Workers 222 2.87%
14. Construction Laborers 208 2.69%
15. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 192 2.48%
16. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 182 2.35%
17. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 176 2.28%
18. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 148 1.91%
19. Other Food Preparation and Servers 134 1.73%
20. Business Operations Specialists 102 1.32%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 460 6.91%
2. Other Production Occupations 418 6.28%
3. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 362 5.44%
4. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 322 4.84%
5. Cashiers 274 4.12%
6. Other Office and Admin Support 260 3.91%
7. Registered Nurses 238 3.57%
8. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 232 3.48%
9. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 230 3.45%
10. Other Management Occupations 216 3.24%
11. Other Sales and Related Occupations 210 3.15%
12. Health Technologists and Technicians 208 3.12%
13. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 206 3.09%
14. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 192 2.88%
15. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 190 2.85%
16. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 178 2.67%
17. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 148 2.22%
18. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 132 1.98%
19. Food and Beverage Servers, Not waiters/waitresses 110 1.65%
20. Waiters and Waitresses 100 1.50%

Avery County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 14,064 48.37%
15-35 hours 3,445 11.85%
1-14 hours 650 2.24%
No regular hours 10,918 37.55%

Avery County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 291 2.09%
5 AM-5:29 AM 345 2.48%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 656 4.71%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,131 8.12%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 904 6.49%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,273 16.32%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 3,074 22.07%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,647 11.83%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 605 4.34%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 694 4.98%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 307 2.20%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 66 0.47%
Noon-3:59 PM 981 7.04%
4 PM-11:59 PM 952 6.84%

Avery County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 982 7.05%
5-9 1,847 13.26%
10-14 2,162 15.52%
15-19 2,203 15.82%
20-24 1,552 11.14%
25-29 796 5.72%
30-34 2,150 15.44%
35-39 369 2.65%
40-44 308 2.21%
45-59 886 6.36%
60-89 341 2.45%
At least 90 330 2.37%

Avery County Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 9,542 68.52%
30-44 0 0.00% 2,827 20.30%
45-59 0 0.00% 886 6.36%
At least 60 32 0.23% 639 4.59%

Avery County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 4 0.03%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 2,816 19.39%
 Car / truck / van, solo 10,520 72.42%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 66 0.45%
 Public transportation 32 0.22%
 Walked 488 3.36%
 Worked at home 600 4.13%

Avery County Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Avery County Family Information

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Households (2000): 13,042 (30,608 people)
Families (2000): 9,062 (25,694 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 3,588
People at same address in 1995: 20,468

Avery County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,988 14.88%
$10,000-$14,999 1,278 9.57%
$15,000-$19,999 1,078 8.07%
$20,000-$24,999 1,173 8.78%
$25,000-$29,999 992 7.42%
$30,000-$34,999 979 7.33%
$35,000-$39,999 936 7.01%
$40,000-$44,999 880 6.59%
$45,000-$49,999 697 5.22%
$50,000-$59,999 1,019 7.63%
$60,000-$74,999 1,224 9.16%
$75,000-$99,999 501 3.75%
$100,000-$124,999 280 2.10%
$125,000-$149,999 138 1.03%
$150,000-$199,999 61 0.46%
$200,000 or more 137 1.03%

Avery County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,740 26.64%
 Family, 2 people 2,305 35.29%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 200 3.06%
 Family, 3 people 1,120 17.15%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 29 0.44%
 Family, 4 people 748 11.45%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 13 0.20%
 Family, 5 people 263 4.03%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 2 0.03%
 Family, 6 people 83 1.27%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 27 0.41%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.02%

Avery County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 10,048 29.12%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 3,355 9.72%
Public Assistance 448 1.30%
Retirement 1,998 5.79%
Self Employment 2,543 7.37%
Social Security 4,444 12.88%
Supplemental Security 738 2.14%
Wage / Salary 9,339 27.07%
Other 1,591 4.61%

Avery County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 4,966 64.54%
 With children under 18 2,729 35.46%

Avery County Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,467 9.38%
 Married 9,964 63.70%
 Never Married 3,892 24.88%
 Widowed 318 2.03%

Avery County Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,221 8.79%
 Married 8,393 60.39%
 Never Married 2,343 16.86%
 Widowed 1,941 13.97%

Avery County Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Avery County Education Information

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Avery County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 2,973 10.49%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 5,165 18.23%
 High school diploma or equivalent 9,089 32.08%
 Some college, no degree 5,629 19.87%
 Associate degree 1,669 5.89%
 Bachelors degree 2,529 8.93%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,275 4.50%

Avery County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 367 2.14% 54 0.31% 421 2.45%
Kindergarten 388 2.26% 0 0.00% 388 2.26%
Grades 1-4 1,358 7.91% 99 0.58% 1,457 8.49%
Grades 5-8 1,486 8.66% 112 0.65% 1,598 9.31%
Grades 9-12 1,705 9.93% 204 1.19% 1,909 11.12%
Undergrad college 950 5.53% 930 5.42% 1,880 10.95%
Graduate or professional school 142 0.83% 74 0.43% 216 1.26%
Total 6,396 37.26% 1,473 8.58% 7,869 45.84%

Avery County Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Avery County Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $34,343,000
Retail sales (2002): $106,120,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $27,333,000
Retired workers (2005): 2,435

Avery County Businesses Changes By Year


Year - Type  Business Births  Business Deaths  Business Expansions  Business Contractions  Stable Businesses
1999 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 3 1 7 10 8
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 0 1 0
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 1 6 1 0
1999 - Construction 18 7 41 14 22
1999 - Educational Services 1 1 2 0 0
1999 - Finance & Insurance 3 2 0 3 7
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 4 0 12 14 15
1999 - Information 0 1 3 0 3
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 2 0 0 0
1999 - Manufacturing 4 1 2 2 5
1999 - Mining 1 0 1 3 0
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 7 6 14 8 33
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 5 4 7 5 14
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 2 0 7 12 12
1999 - Retail Trade 6 13 27 29 26
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 0 2 5 3 5
1999 - Unclassified 0 2 0 1 0
1999 - Utilities 0 0 1 0 0
1999 - Wholesale Trade 1 2 9 3 4
1999 - Total 55 45 144 109 154
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 3 11 9 1 7
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 1 0 0
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 0 4 1 1
2000 - Construction 16 8 25 24 37
2000 - Educational Services 1 0 0 2 1
2000 - Finance & Insurance 2 2 3 0 8
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 6 6 17 8 15
2000 - Information 0 1 2 1 2
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Manufacturing 2 1 10 1 1
2000 - Mining 0 1 2 1 1
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 2 7 12 11 32
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 0 4 7 5 16
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 3 0 8 8 17
2000 - Retail Trade 11 12 18 27 33
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 1 0 4 5 4
2000 - Unclassified 2 0 0 0 0
2000 - Utilities 0 0 1 0 0
2000 - Wholesale Trade 0 3 4 5 5
2000 - Total 50 56 127 100 180
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 4 2 5 8 6
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 0 1 1
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 0 4 2 0
2001 - Construction 10 7 32 30 32
2001 - Educational Services 0 0 2 0 2
2001 - Finance & Insurance 1 0 2 1 10
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 2 2 20 11 15
2001 - Information 0 0 3 0 2
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Manufacturing 0 2 5 3 3
2001 - Mining 1 0 1 2 1
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 3 4 16 14 23
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 4 3 3 9 13
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 2 2 10 8 16
2001 - Retail Trade 5 10 27 24 26
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 1 1 2 6 4
2001 - Unclassified 0 1 1 0 0
2001 - Utilities 0 0 0 0 1
2001 - Wholesale Trade 3 0 6 3 8
2001 - Total 37 35 139 122 163
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 3 1 8 7 6
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 0 1 0
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 1 3 3 1
2002 - Construction 8 18 29 27 31
2002 - Educational Services 0 1 3 0 0
2002 - Finance & Insurance 0 1 5 2 6
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 1 9 14 14 13
2002 - Information 2 0 0 3 2
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Manufacturing 2 3 2 5 3
2002 - Mining 0 0 1 2 2
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 5 2 14 11 29
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 4 4 5 8 12
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 1 3 9 8 14
2002 - Retail Trade 10 9 26 30 17
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 2 2 5 3 3
2002 - Unclassified 2 0 0 0 0
2002 - Utilities 0 0 1 0 0
2002 - Wholesale Trade 1 3 5 8 4
2002 - Total 42 58 130 132 143
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 2 2 4 3 9
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 1 0 0
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 1 2 5 3
2003 - Construction 10 13 24 26 20
2003 - Educational Services 2 0 2 1 0
2003 - Finance & Insurance 2 4 4 1 6
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 0 1 16 16 11
2003 - Information 0 1 1 0 4
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 1
2003 - Manufacturing 0 0 3 7 3
2003 - Mining 0 0 1 0 2
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 5 2 14 14 26
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 3 2 9 6 14
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 6 3 6 10 11
2003 - Retail Trade 3 7 27 22 28
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 1 1 3 5 4
2003 - Unclassified 1 2 0 0 0
2003 - Utilities 0 0 0 1 1
2003 - Wholesale Trade 0 1 6 2 7
2003 - Total 35 40 123 119 150
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 5 1 8 7 6
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 0 0 0
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 1 4 4 1
2004 - Construction 19 7 27 26 18
2004 - Educational Services 0 0 1 1 3
2004 - Finance & Insurance 2 6 2 4 1
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 2 2 13 16 11
2004 - Information 2 0 1 1 3
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 1
2004 - Manufacturing 0 1 8 4 1
2004 - Mining 0 0 0 0 3
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 6 5 11 9 32
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 5 2 9 9 12
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 4 2 10 7 15
2004 - Retail Trade 3 6 19 20 34
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 1 0 5 5 3
2004 - Unclassified 1 1 0 0 0
2004 - Utilities 0 0 0 1 0
2004 - Wholesale Trade 0 0 6 3 7
2004 - Total 50 35 124 117 151
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 2 4 11 6 5
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 0 3 4 1
2005 - Construction 17 14 26 24 26
2005 - Educational Services 1 0 1 1 3
2005 - Finance & Insurance 3 0 1 5 3
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 3 5 12 14 11
2005 - Information 0 0 1 2 4
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 1
2005 - Manufacturing 2 0 10 2 1
2005 - Mining 0 0 1 0 2
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 4 4 13 11 30
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 3 1 6 8 21
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 4 4 11 8 13
2005 - Retail Trade 12 8 25 21 23
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 3 1 5 5 4
2005 - Unclassified 1 0 0 0 1
2005 - Utilities 0 0 0 0 1
2005 - Wholesale Trade 4 0 3 5 7
2005 - Total 60 41 129 116 157

Wholesale Trade Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Avery County Public Benefits Information

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Avery County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 26,820 84.96%
 Below Poverty Level 4,746 15.04%

Avery County Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1970 $776 $7 $1,244 $0 $0 $569 $2,589 $1,315 $400 $86
1971 $422 $0 $866 $0 $0 $85 $1,373 $450 $770 $114
1972 $492 $110 $2,132 $0 $0 $134 $2,758 $1,703 $764 $335
1973 $559 $200 $2,727 $0 $0 $168 $3,454 $2,169 $729 $477
1974 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1975 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1976 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1977 $944 $266 $4,147 $0 $0 $427 $5,518 $3,046 $560 $1,717
1978 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1979 $1,141 $365 $4,572 $0 $0 $478 $6,191 $3,447 $455 $1,841
1980 $1,528 $424 $5,644 $0 $0 $500 $7,672 $4,005 $420 $2,209
1981 $1,622 $469 $5,972 $0 $0 $647 $8,241 $4,551 $385 $2,681
1982 $1,698 $495 $5,457 $0 $0 $768 $7,923 $4,630 $350 $2,775
1983 $1,792 $630 $5,537 $0 $0 $683 $8,012 $4,727 $315 $2,766
1984 $2,031 $995 $6,458 $0 $0 $725 $9,214 $5,333 $280 $3,060
1985 $2,228 $1,269 $6,661 $0 $0 $952 $9,841 $6,304 $245 $3,340
1986 $2,524 $1,314 $7,550 $125 $0 $757 $10,956 $7,151 $210 $3,791
1987 $2,898 $1,698 $9,380 $130 $0 $793 $13,201 $7,172 $175 $3,384
1988 $2,911 $1,970 $8,478 $121 $0 $1,034 $12,544 $7,483 $140 $3,889
1989 $3,158 $2,133 $9,171 $121 $0 $1,032 $13,482 $8,109 $105 $4,309
1990 $3,289 $2,211 $10,512 $75 $0 $1,034 $14,910 $9,035 $1,320 $4,917
1991 $3,434 $1,812 $11,202 $0 $0 $893 $15,529 $9,628 $1,235 $3,701
1992 $3,856 $2,066 $10,977 $73 $0 $879 $15,785 $9,723 $1,150 $2,159
1993 $5,527 $2,254 $11,065 $72 $0 $770 $17,434 $9,821 $1,055 $1,920
1994 $7,070 $2,516 $11,653 $67 $0 $792 $19,582 $10,312 $1,055 $3,684
1995 $7,614 $2,838 $12,472 $74 $0 $1,397 $21,557 $10,798 $1,100 $5,393
1996 $7,508 $2,628 $12,731 $74 $0 $1,453 $21,766 $10,798 $0 $4,855
1997 $7,666 $2,800 $13,374 $227 $0 $1,815 $23,082 $10,652 $0 $4,425
1998 $8,305 $2,975 $16,488 $227 $0 $1,739 $26,759 $14,512 $0 $5,760
1999 $8,426 $3,168 $16,963 $198 $0 $1,677 $27,264 $14,788 $5,799 $7,340
2000 $9,161 $3,369 $19,471 $0 $0 $1,281 $29,913 $17,014 $5,372 $7,031
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $9,629 $3,482 $17,746 $10 $0 $5,979 $33,364 $17,170 $13,311 $7,542


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1970 $1,391 $53 $15 $22 $0 $0 $1,790
$26 $231 $15 $0 $0 $37
1971 $613 $80 $15 $31 $0 $0 $1,291
$22 $453 $40 $0 $0 $37
1972 $1,754 $101 $5 $41 $0 $0 $2,494
$37 $464 $40 $0 $0 $52
1973 $2,451 $75 $8 $53 $0 $0 $3,368
$45 $445 $38 $0 $0 $253
1974 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1975 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1976 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1977 $3,731 $171 $102 $56 $0 $0 $5,244
$97 $335 $28 $0 $0 $724
1978 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1979 $4,674 $244 $207 $85 $0 $75 $6,421
$218 $334 $22 $0 $0 $562
1980 $5,567 $229 $81 $163 $0 $85 $7,236
$162 $291 $21 $0 $0 $637
1981 $5,983 $248 $92 $280 $0 $21 $7,956
$186 $363 $19 $0 $0 $764
1982 $6,384 $222 $89 $134 $0 $31 $8,331
$181 $474 $18 $0 $0 $798
1983 $6,360 $271 $115 $84 $73 $35 $9,133
$208 $522 $16 $0 $0 $1,449
1984 $6,929 $320 $160 $99 $0 $46 $9,959
$230 $582 $15 $0 $0 $1,578
1985 $7,932 $428 $107 $119 $0 $57 $11,347
$247 $647 $13 $0 $0 $1,797
1986 $8,943 $444 $131 $289 $0 $49 $11,881
$237 $535 $11 $150 $0 $1,092
1987 $10,329 $469 $155 $304 $0 $71 $15,214
$297 $719 $10 $177 $0 $2,683
1988 $9,838 $482 $178 $351 $0 $75 $13,676
$338 $705 $21 $158 $0 $1,530
1989 $10,391 $485 $234 $340 $0 $110 $15,183
$842 $655 $7 $174 $0 $1,945
1990 $12,402 $629 $264 $429 $0 $108 $18,066
$657 $1,388 $5 $231 $0 $1,953
1991 $12,921 $600 $359 $504 $0 $116 $18,639
$477 $1,398 $186 $203 $0 $1,875
1992 $12,066 $821 $267 $534 $0 $104 $17,989
$519 $1,283 $152 $246 $0 $1,997
1993 $12,594 $978 $367 $486 $0 $108 $18,736
$476 $1,386 $133 $213 $0 $1,995
1994 $13,428 $943 $313 $551 $0 $151 $20,322
$471 $1,494 $94 $208 $0 $2,669
1995 $13,862 $928 $809 $551 $0 $158 $22,620
$514 $1,659 $263 $334 $0 $3,542
1996 $14,342 $1,033 $723 $847 $0 $129 $22,931
$574 $1,898 $88 $403 $0 $2,894
1997 $15,905 $1,134 $717 $940 $243 $145 $26,617
$569 $1,637 $0 $355 $0 $4,972
1998 $17,371 $1,097 $507 $979 $255 $139 $27,853
$562 $1,710 $0 $371 $0 $4,862
1999 $19,095 $1,394 $518 $1,279 $267 $147 $30,781
$652 $2,744 $514 $307 $0 $3,864
2000 $20,686 $1,385 $619 $921 $0 $141 $32,839
$748 $2,452 $348 $315 $0 $5,224
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $21,184 $1,715 $587 $1,137 $0 $136 $34,016
$794 $2,850 $655 $426 $0 $4,532

Avery County Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Avery County Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 1,242
Avery County Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Avery County Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

Avery County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 1,786 10.40%
10-19 Years 2,074 12.08%
20-29 Years 2,513 14.64%
30-39 Years 2,627 15.30%
40-49 Years 2,438 14.20%
50-59 Years 2,188 12.75%
60-69 Years 1,624 9.46%
70-79 Years 1,267 7.38%
80-89 Years 568 3.31%
90+ Years 82 0.48%

Avery County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 9,063 52.79%
 Female 8,104 47.21%

Avery County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 15,957 92.95%
 African-American 598 3.48%
 Hispanic/Latino 413 2.41%
 Multiracial 112 0.65%
 Amerindian 35 0.20%
 Asian 33 0.19%
 Other Race 12 0.07%
 Pacific Islander 7 0.04%

Avery County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 6,339 28.72%
2. English 3,926 17.79%
3. German 2,830 12.82%
4. Irish 2,410 10.92%
5. Scotch Irish 2,225 10.08%
6. Scottish 1,664 7.54%
7. French Non-Basque 380 1.72%
8. Dutch 378 1.71%
9. Welsh 278 1.26%
10. Italian 224 1.01%

Avery County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 31,858 95.32%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 976 2.92%
3. German 250 0.75%
4. French 60 0.18%
5. Japanese 38 0.11%
6. Mon Khmer / Cambodian 36 0.11%
7. Hindi 26 0.08%
8. Chinese 24 0.07%
9. Other Indo European 22 0.07%
10. Korean 18 0.05%

Avery County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 34,266 97.43%
 Naturalized immigrant 230 0.65%
 Not a citizen 674 1.92%

Avery County Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Avery County Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


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