Bryson City Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Bryson City, NC

General Bryson City Information

State: North Carolina

County: Swain County

Close cities: Whittier, NC, Dillsboro, NC, Cherokee, NC, Almond, NC, Topton, NC, Canton, NC, Bryson City, NC, Robbinsville, NC

Bryson City Population (census data)
Total 1,391 (-1.4% since 2000)
Male 609 (43.8%)
Female 782 (56.2%)

Population Density: 654 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 83.4 (US Avg is 100)

Bryson City Elevation: 1,736 feet above sea level

Land Area: 2.13 square miles

Median Household Income: $28,110

Zip Codes: 28713.

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Bryson City Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (90.2%)
  • American Indian (5.7%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (11.2%)
  • United States (11.1%)
  • English (10.7%)
  • German (9.0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (7.2%)
  • Dutch (3.8%)
Foriegn Born: 70 people (5.0%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Bryson City Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Atlanta Hawks
NHL Hockey:
NCAA Sports: University of North Carolina, Western Carolina University

Bryson City School Information

High Schools
Cherokee Extension High (280 School Drive, Bryson City, NC, 28713 - Swain County Schools District)
Swain County High (1415 Fontana Road, Bryson City, NC, 27813 - Swain County Schools District)
Middle Schools
Swain County Middle (135 Arlington Avenue, Bryson City, NC, 28713 - Swain County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Swain County West Elementary (4142 Highway 74 West, Bryson City, NC, 28713 - Swain County Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Mountain Discovery Charter (890 Jenkins Branch, Bryson City, NC, 28713 - Mountain Discovery Charter District)
Swain County School of Applied Science Math and Technology (1415 Fontana Road, Bryson City, NC, 28713 - Swain County Schools District)

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