Watauga County

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


Watauga County Legal Resources

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Watauga County Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 42,695
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 374 / 287 / 0
  • Land Area (2000): 809.393 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.567 square kilometers
  • Farm Area (2002): 52,000.000 acres (210.392 square kilometers)
  • Farms (2002): 731
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 54.90%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 1.00%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $11,927,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / irrigation / public use) (2000): 6,000,000 / 1,000,000 / 3,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 25.40%
  • Physicians (2004): 117
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 2 (195)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 5,562
  • Federal Spending (2004): $223,016
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Watauga County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 23,155
Building Permits Issued (2006): 491
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $147,916

Watauga County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 34,178 39.70%
 Rural, Farm 2,073 2.41%
 Rural, Non-farm 49,830 57.89%

Watauga 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.


Watauga County Employment Information

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Watauga County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 19,904 19,007 897 4.50% 45
1991 20,123 19,223 900 4.47% 45
1992 20,762 20,002 761 3.66% 37
1993 21,098 20,474 624 2.96% 30
1994 21,923 21,417 506 2.31% 23
1995 22,539 21,784 755 3.35% 34
1996 22,769 22,107 662 2.91% 29
1997 23,228 22,703 525 2.26% 23
1998 23,455 23,011 444 1.89% 19
1999 23,955 23,608 348 1.45% 15
2000 23,232 22,554 678 2.92% 29
2001 23,511 22,649 862 3.67% 37
2002 22,326 21,324 1,002 4.49% 45
2003 22,692 21,690 1,003 4.42% 44
2004 22,768 21,836 933 4.10% 41
2005 23,310 22,382 929 3.98% 40
2006 23,922 23,036 885 3.70% 37
2007 25,638 24,814 823 3.21% 32
2008 25,759 24,694 1,065 4.14% 41
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 25,620 24,640 980 3.83% 38
Feb 2008 25,697 24,624 1,073 4.18% 42
Mar 2008 25,378 24,393 985 3.88% 39
Apr 2008 25,270 24,327 943 3.73% 37
May 2008 25,713 24,692 1,021 3.97% 40
Jun 2008 26,121 24,973 1,148 4.39% 44
Jul 2008 26,437 25,143 1,294 4.89% 49
Aug 2008 25,818 24,730 1,088 4.21% 42
Sep 2008 25,777 24,721 1,056 4.10% 41
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Watauga County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 3,580 15.68%
2. Educational Services 3,102 13.58%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 2,974 13.02%
4. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 982 4.30%
5. Health Care 698 3.06%
6. Public Administration 694 3.04%
7. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 690 3.02%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 658 2.88%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 658 2.88%
10. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 642 2.81%
11. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 576 2.52%
12. Repair and Maintenance 512 2.24%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 482 2.11%
14. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 384 1.68%
15. Finance and Insurance 376 1.65%
16. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 364 1.59%
17. Department and Other General Stores 362 1.59%
18. Truck Transportation 358 1.57%
19. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 342 1.50%
20. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 300 1.31%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 4,956 24.95%
2. Accommodation and Food Services 2,450 12.34%
3. Health Care 2,366 11.91%
4. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 854 4.30%
5. Finance and Insurance 696 3.50%
6. Food and Beverage Stores 674 3.39%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 672 3.38%
8. Social Assistance 648 3.26%
9. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 550 2.77%
10. Department and Other General Stores 444 2.24%
11. Public Administration 438 2.21%
12. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 372 1.87%
13. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 360 1.81%
14. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 324 1.63%
15. Construction 320 1.61%
16. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 292 1.47%
17. Personal and Laundry Services 224 1.13%
18. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 214 1.08%
19. Apparel Manufacturing 184 0.93%
20. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 158 0.80%

Watauga County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Postsecondary Teachers 1,292 5.66%
2. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,200 5.25%
3. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,166 5.11%
4. Carpenters 1,002 4.39%
5. Other Management Occupations 946 4.14%
6. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 916 4.01%
7. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 826 3.62%
8. Other Construction Trades 696 3.05%
9. Other Installation / Maintenance 662 2.90%
10. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 638 2.79%
11. Vehicle Mechanics 624 2.73%
12. Waiters and Waitresses 586 2.57%
13. Construction Laborers 510 2.23%
14. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 484 2.12%
15. Top Executives 482 2.11%
16. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 480 2.10%
17. Cashiers 452 1.98%
18. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 446 1.95%
19. Other Food Preparation and Servers 418 1.83%
20. Other Production Occupations 410 1.80%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 1,320 6.65%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 1,206 6.07%
3. Waiters and Waitresses 1,124 5.66%
4. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 908 4.57%
5. Other Management Occupations 864 4.35%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 846 4.26%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 842 4.24%
8. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 814 4.10%
9. Postsecondary Teachers 810 4.08%
10. Cashiers 794 4.00%
11. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 766 3.86%
12. Registered Nurses 696 3.50%
13. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 588 2.96%
14. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 586 2.95%
15. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 396 1.99%
16. Other Personal Care, Not child care 382 1.92%
17. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 366 1.84%
18. Health Technologists and Technicians 344 1.73%
19. Other Production Occupations 304 1.53%
20. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 276 1.39%

Watauga County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 36,485 49.34%
15-35 hours 16,065 21.73%
1-14 hours 3,153 4.26%
No regular hours 18,244 24.67%

Watauga County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 965 2.38%
5 AM-5:29 AM 496 1.22%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 1,094 2.70%
6 AM-6:29 AM 2,099 5.17%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 3,198 7.88%
7 AM-7:29 AM 6,022 14.84%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 7,856 19.36%
8 AM-8:29 AM 4,494 11.08%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 2,363 5.82%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 2,937 7.24%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 1,564 3.85%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 648 1.60%
Noon-3:59 PM 3,242 7.99%
4 PM-11:59 PM 3,595 8.86%

Watauga County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 1,924 4.74%
5-9 6,669 16.44%
10-14 8,023 19.77%
15-19 7,768 19.15%
20-24 5,579 13.75%
25-29 1,734 4.27%
30-34 4,260 10.50%
35-39 579 1.43%
40-44 671 1.65%
45-59 1,633 4.02%
60-89 957 2.36%
At least 90 776 1.91%

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


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 294 0.72% 31,403 77.40%
30-44 18 0.04% 5,492 13.54%
45-59 0 0.00% 1,633 4.02%
At least 60 14 0.03% 1,719 4.24%

Watauga County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 28 0.07%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 5,842 13.80%
 Car / truck / van, solo 31,503 74.40%
 Motorcycle 70 0.17%
 Other 206 0.49%
 Public transportation 326 0.77%
 Walked 2,598 6.14%
 Worked at home 1,767 4.17%

Watauga 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.


Watauga County Family Information

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Households (2000): 33,104 (74,666 people)
Families (2000): 18,948 (53,216 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 8,410
People at same address in 1995: 38,758

Watauga County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 5,009 15.01%
$10,000-$14,999 3,089 9.25%
$15,000-$19,999 2,182 6.54%
$20,000-$24,999 2,603 7.80%
$25,000-$29,999 2,389 7.16%
$30,000-$34,999 2,313 6.93%
$35,000-$39,999 2,116 6.34%
$40,000-$44,999 1,761 5.28%
$45,000-$49,999 1,743 5.22%
$50,000-$59,999 2,659 7.97%
$60,000-$74,999 3,082 9.23%
$75,000-$99,999 2,392 7.17%
$100,000-$124,999 985 2.95%
$125,000-$149,999 316 0.95%
$150,000-$199,999 280 0.84%
$200,000 or more 462 1.38%

Watauga County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 4,731 28.60%
 Family, 2 people 4,854 29.35%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 1,724 10.42%
 Family, 3 people 2,191 13.25%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 393 2.38%
 Family, 4 people 1,606 9.71%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 246 1.49%
 Family, 5 people 562 3.40%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 27 0.16%
 Family, 6 people 144 0.87%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 6 0.04%
 Family, 7 or more people 53 0.32%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 3 0.02%

Watauga County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 27,327 30.33%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 12,830 14.24%
Public Assistance 394 0.44%
Retirement 4,736 5.26%
Self Employment 5,843 6.48%
Social Security 7,555 8.38%
Supplemental Security 976 1.08%
Wage / Salary 25,914 28.76%
Other 4,532 5.03%

Watauga County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 9,930 61.55%
 With children under 18 6,204 38.45%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 2,397 6.52%
 Married 17,824 48.52%
 Never Married 15,998 43.55%
 Widowed 520 1.42%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 2,986 7.87%
 Married 18,769 49.50%
 Never Married 13,326 35.14%
 Widowed 2,840 7.49%

Watauga 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.


Watauga County Education Information

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Watauga County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 3,934 5.45%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 6,057 8.40%
 High school diploma or equivalent 14,746 20.44%
 Some college, no degree 25,835 35.81%
 Associate degree 3,622 5.02%
 Bachelors degree 10,873 15.07%
 Graduate or professional degree 7,074 9.81%

Watauga County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 614 1.44% 436 1.02% 1,050 2.46%
Kindergarten 660 1.55% 90 0.21% 750 1.76%
Grades 1-4 2,880 6.75% 298 0.70% 3,178 7.44%
Grades 5-8 3,326 7.79% 164 0.38% 3,490 8.17%
Grades 9-12 3,167 7.42% 228 0.53% 3,395 7.95%
Undergrad college 19,077 44.68% 1,394 3.27% 20,471 47.95%
Graduate or professional school 1,350 3.16% 104 0.24% 1,454 3.41%
Total 31,074 72.78% 2,714 6.36% 33,788 79.14%

Watauga 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.


Watauga County Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $115,568,000
Retail sales (2002): $631,298,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $101,381,000
Value of Manufacturers' Shipments (2002): $116,019
Retired workers (2005): 4,875

Watauga 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 5 6 12 10 14
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 2 2 2
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 4 1 8 8 13
1999 - Construction 32 24 64 37 45
1999 - Educational Services 3 1 3 5 4
1999 - Finance & Insurance 6 5 6 6 27
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 7 10 39 33 32
1999 - Information 2 2 8 6 4
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 1 2 2 0
1999 - Manufacturing 3 5 11 22 17
1999 - Mining 0 0 2 1 0
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 8 13 41 22 55
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 11 12 31 18 48
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 10 3 15 8 28
1999 - Retail Trade 33 28 106 71 111
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 5 3 6 7 6
1999 - Unclassified 3 4 0 0 0
1999 - Utilities 0 0 0 1 0
1999 - Wholesale Trade 3 2 5 12 24
1999 - Total 136 120 361 271 430
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 5 3 15 12 12
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 2 2 1 2
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 2 10 7 14
2000 - Construction 30 21 64 45 47
2000 - Educational Services 1 0 4 2 9
2000 - Finance & Insurance 7 5 11 8 21
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 10 4 41 32 33
2000 - Information 1 3 10 6 2
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 4 0 0
2000 - Manufacturing 4 3 21 12 17
2000 - Mining 0 0 1 2 0
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 13 8 34 27 56
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 25 12 21 24 50
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 8 0 20 12 29
2000 - Retail Trade 31 39 116 63 101
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 3 1 5 8 10
2000 - Unclassified 5 2 0 0 1
2000 - Utilities 0 0 0 0 1
2000 - Wholesale Trade 6 6 11 8 20
2000 - Total 149 111 390 269 425
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 10 4 10 16 14
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 2 0 0 4 1
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 6 3 8 12 9
2001 - Construction 31 24 59 52 50
2001 - Educational Services 3 2 5 3 5
2001 - Finance & Insurance 11 4 17 7 19
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 6 18 48 22 30
2001 - Information 5 2 8 5 4
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 1 4 0 1
2001 - Manufacturing 8 7 17 15 14
2001 - Mining 0 0 2 1 0
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 11 10 37 22 59
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 19 20 34 20 48
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 7 7 18 13 31
2001 - Retail Trade 28 26 107 89 94
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 1 3 9 4 9
2001 - Unclassified 4 2 0 2 2
2001 - Utilities 0 0 1 0 0
2001 - Wholesale Trade 10 7 8 12 19
2001 - Total 162 140 392 299 409
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 10 6 11 11 22
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 2 3 1 1
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2 7 9 11 9
2002 - Construction 24 23 52 53 63
2002 - Educational Services 1 2 3 6 6
2002 - Finance & Insurance 8 5 19 13 18
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 9 7 41 30 25
2002 - Information 5 2 3 6 11
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 2 2 1
2002 - Manufacturing 5 8 15 20 12
2002 - Mining 0 0 2 1 0
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 8 13 38 40 40
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 11 15 28 25 53
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 8 11 19 13 25
2002 - Retail Trade 32 33 93 99 92
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 1 2 4 6 9
2002 - Unclassified 4 5 0 0 0
2002 - Utilities 0 0 0 1 0
2002 - Wholesale Trade 3 10 13 5 22
2002 - Total 132 151 355 343 409
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 5 6 14 11 21
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 1 2 0 3
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 3 5 7 6 11
2003 - Construction 38 31 45 52 71
2003 - Educational Services 3 4 7 2 2
2003 - Finance & Insurance 11 4 20 9 25
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 7 4 25 40 34
2003 - Information 3 4 5 8 10
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 2 3 0
2003 - Manufacturing 1 7 17 10 18
2003 - Mining 1 0 0 3 0
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 7 9 28 33 57
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 19 16 37 23 44
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 13 8 20 14 26
2003 - Retail Trade 24 26 98 91 101
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 2 6 6 7 4
2003 - Unclassified 1 0 0 0 0
2003 - Utilities 0 0 0 1 0
2003 - Wholesale Trade 5 5 7 13 17
2003 - Total 144 136 340 326 444
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 7 7 9 15 18
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 1 0 3 1
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 5 0 6 11 10
2004 - Construction 34 22 56 51 81
2004 - Educational Services 1 4 1 6 3
2004 - Finance & Insurance 3 9 9 16 32
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 13 7 34 30 36
2004 - Information 1 4 8 7 8
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 2 4 0
2004 - Manufacturing 2 6 11 18 15
2004 - Mining 0 0 2 1 1
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 12 9 26 29 57
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 18 18 22 35 54
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 4 5 13 20 35
2004 - Retail Trade 27 29 92 83 114
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 1 1 5 6 5
2004 - Unclassified 2 0 0 0 1
2004 - Utilities 0 0 0 1 0
2004 - Wholesale Trade 3 2 11 5 14
2004 - Total 134 124 307 341 485
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 7 5 15 10 18
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 3 2 2 0 1
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 4 6 10 8 10
2005 - Construction 35 27 64 64 66
2005 - Educational Services 2 1 4 5 1
2005 - Finance & Insurance 6 5 12 11 31
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 20 8 35 38 34
2005 - Information 1 3 3 8 9
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 2 2 3
2005 - Manufacturing 2 3 15 17 13
2005 - Mining 0 0 3 0 1
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 9 13 28 34 49
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 15 19 33 26 53
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 13 4 13 14 41
2005 - Retail Trade 21 30 86 83 119
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 2 0 5 4 7
2005 - Unclassified 1 2 0 0 0
2005 - Utilities 0 0 0 0 1
2005 - Wholesale Trade 7 1 3 6 21
2005 - Total 148 129 333 330 478

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


Watauga County Public Benefits Information

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Watauga County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 62,628 82.22%
 Below Poverty Level 13,545 17.78%

Watauga 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
1972 $1,031 $479 $3,951 $0 $0 $232 $5,214 $2,415 $3,130 $1,340
1973 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
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 $2,669 $947 $5,515 $0 $0 $860 $9,044 $5,334 $7,104 $5,014
1978 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1979 $2,690 $1,205 $7,280 $0 $0 $1,074 $11,044 $6,542 $6,726 $1,888
1980 $3,046 $1,348 $7,949 $0 $0 $989 $11,984 $6,917 $6,497 $1,941
1981 $3,273 $1,534 $9,134 $0 $0 $940 $13,347 $7,947 $6,089 $1,694
1982 $3,551 $1,657 $9,487 $60 $0 $1,097 $14,195 $8,128 $5,826 $1,077
1983 $3,891 $1,719 $8,635 $0 $0 $1,234 $13,760 $8,098 $5,560 $1,324
1984 $4,198 $2,334 $9,625 $150 $0 $1,377 $15,350 $8,660 $5,291 $1,280
1985 $4,198 $2,612 $9,625 $116 $0 $2,291 $16,230 $10,661 $5,020 $1,180
1986 $5,082 $3,291 $12,460 $162 $0 $1,704 $19,408 $12,088 $4,845 $2,043
1987 $5,477 $4,173 $12,874 $0 $0 $1,759 $20,110 $11,904 $4,677 $2,376
1988 $7,000 $4,763 $13,405 $0 $0 $2,251 $22,656 $13,005 $6,932 $6,421
1989 $7,049 $5,364 $15,047 $0 $0 $2,523 $24,619 $14,339 $2,358 $5,705
1990 $7,311 $5,899 $16,599 $0 $0 $2,709 $26,619 $15,824 $3,643 $7,115
1991 $7,705 $5,755 $18,465 $0 $0 $3,375 $29,545 $17,439 $3,554 $8,156
1992 $8,535 $6,256 $19,343 $0 $0 $5,430 $33,308 $20,763 $3,456 $10,825
1993 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1994 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1995 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1996 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1997 $12,073 $6,546 $26,042 $960 $0 $10,496 $49,571 $26,991 $26,918 $13,921
1998 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1999 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $16,125 $8,787 $34,824 $343 $0 $9,564 $60,856 $35,261 $20,313 $22,892
2003 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2004 $21,021 $10,748 $35,685 $306 $0 $8,809 $65,821 $40,831 $21,935 $35,243
2005 $21,771 $11,684 $35,787 $320 $0 $11,134 $69,012 $42,816 $19,827 $29,381
2006 $25,467 $12,463 $38,380 $273 $0 $10,166 $74,286 $42,666 $19,195 $30,871


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1972 $3,969 $90 $28 $111 $0 $17 $5,111
$84 $480 $153 $0 $0 $179
1973 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
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 $6,138 $708 $93 $2,141 $0 $167 $11,182
$234 $705 $113 $0 $0 $883
1978 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1979 $7,950 $375 $263 $2,163 $0 $236 $14,583
$266 $728 $374 $0 $0 $2,228
1980 $8,486 $472 $272 $680 $0 $289 $13,331
$294 $775 $347 $0 $0 $1,716
1981 $9,844 $515 $922 $190 $0 $342 $15,089
$331 $977 $313 $0 $0 $1,655
1982 $10,379 $520 $891 $179 $0 $311 $15,954
$393 $924 $299 $307 $0 $1,751
1983 $10,116 $554 $264 $188 $0 $326 $15,413
$410 $1,179 $290 $0 $0 $2,086
1984 $11,107 $670 $235 $207 $0 $379 $17,530
$473 $836 $320 $0 $0 $3,303
1985 $12,695 $739 $295 $247 $0 $333 $20,270
$483 $896 $393 $0 $0 $4,189
1986 $13,984 $1,028 $321 $440 $0 $399 $21,523
$539 $949 $296 $921 $0 $2,646
1987 $14,848 $841 $424 $491 $0 $597 $23,601
$535 $839 $761 $0 $0 $4,265
1988 $15,703 $828 $825 $527 $0 $525 $24,599
$647 $933 $279 $0 $0 $4,332
1989 $17,520 $842 $403 $599 $0 $503 $27,116
$733 $1,086 $337 $0 $0 $5,093
1990 $21,244 $874 $659 $737 $0 $532 $31,912
$804 $1,376 $317 $0 $0 $5,369
1991 $21,608 $918 $738 $803 $0 $548 $33,064
$819 $1,650 $282 $0 $0 $5,698
1992 $21,913 $957 $447 $4,231 $0 $585 $37,957
$934 $1,819 $245 $40 $0 $6,786
1993 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1994 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1995 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1996 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1997 $26,055 $1,294 $1,591 $3,987 $25 $877 $54,904
$1,109 $5,045 $1,349 $1,185 $0 $12,387
1998 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1999 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $35,897 $2,068 $2,933 $6,817 $0 $1,184 $70,671
$1,785 $4,428 $1,095 $1,580 $0 $12,884
2003 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2004 $35,242 $2,136 $2,094 $7,548 $0 $679 $74,746
$2,242 $4,754 $1,172 $3,235 $0 $15,644
2005 $36,842 $2,308 $3,407 $8,201 $0 $758 $87,385
$2,599 $4,810 $1,179 $2,415 $0 $24,866
2006 $38,494 $2,480 $2,860 $7,474 $0 $819 $88,392
$2,813 $5,210 $1,084 $2,317 $0 $24,841

Watauga 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.


Watauga County Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 22
Watauga 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.


Watauga County Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

Watauga County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 3,566 8.35%
10-19 Years 7,262 17.01%
20-29 Years 10,578 24.78%
30-39 Years 4,675 10.95%
40-49 Years 5,549 13.00%
50-59 Years 4,715 11.04%
60-69 Years 3,054 7.15%
70-79 Years 2,154 5.05%
80-89 Years 955 2.24%
90+ Years 187 0.44%

Watauga County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 21,273 49.83%
 Female 21,422 50.17%

Watauga County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 40,744 95.43%
 African-American 673 1.58%
 Hispanic/Latino 622 1.46%
 Asian 251 0.59%
 Multiracial 244 0.57%
 Amerindian 95 0.22%
 Other Race 51 0.12%
 Pacific Islander 15 0.04%

Watauga County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. English 12,869 18.43%
2. German 12,378 17.73%
3. United States Or American 11,203 16.04%
4. Irish 8,069 11.56%
5. Scotch Irish 5,403 7.74%
6. Scottish 4,117 5.90%
7. Italian 2,756 3.95%
8. French Non-Basque 2,070 2.96%
9. European 1,655 2.37%
10. Dutch 1,486 2.13%

Watauga County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 78,917 95.42%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,841 2.23%
3. French 592 0.72%
4. German 448 0.54%
5. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 106 0.13%
6. Chinese 104 0.13%
7. Hebrew 82 0.10%
8. Italian 70 0.08%
9. Greek 62 0.07%
10. Scandinavian 56 0.07%

Watauga County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 84,425 98.08%
 Naturalized immigrant 462 0.54%
 Not a citizen 1,194 1.39%

Watauga 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.
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