Blowing Rock Information

Blowing Rock Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Blowing Rock, NC

General Blowing Rock Information

State: North Carolina

County: Watauga County

Close cities: Collettsville, NC, Patterson, NC, Seven Devils, NC, Valle Crucis, NC, Blowing Rock, NC, Boone, NC, Vilas, NC, Banner Elk, NC, Lenoir, NC

Blowing Rock Population (census data)
Total 1,476 (+3.8% since 2000)
Male 685 (46.4%)
Female 791 (53.6%)

Population Density: 497 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 95.6 (US Avg is 100)

Blowing Rock Elevation: 3,579 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1889

Land Area: 2.97 square miles

Median Household Income: $65,666

Zip Codes: 28605.

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Blowing Rock Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (22.1%)
  • German (17.9%)
  • Irish (9.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (9.4%)
  • United States (7.8%)
  • Scottish (5.8%)

Local Blowing Rock Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball:
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Appalachian State University, Gardner-Webb University

Blowing Rock School Information

Elementary Schools
Blowing Rock Elementary (165 Morris Street, Blowing Rock, NC, 28605 - Watauga County Schools District)

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