Valdese Information

Valdese Information

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

General Valdese Information

State: North Carolina

County: Burke County

Close cities: Rutherford College, NC, Morganton, NC, Rhodhiss, NC, Lenoir, NC, Cajah's Mountain, NC, Connelly Springs, NC, Sawmills, NC, Connellys Springs, NC, Drexel, NC, Icard, NC

Valdese Population (census data)
Total 4,542 (+1.3% since 2000)
Male 2,069 (45.6%)
Female 2,473 (54.4%)

Population Density: 834 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.4 (US Avg is 100)

Valdese Elevation: 1,203 feet above sea level

Land Area: 5.44 square miles

Median Household Income: $28,909

Zip Codes: 28690.

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Valdese Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (88.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Other Asian (3.6%)
  • Other race (2.3%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (11.8%)
  • United States (10.1%)
  • English (8.0%)
  • Irish (7.9%)
  • Italian (5.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.2%)
Foriegn Born: 264 people (5.8%)
  • Latin America (59.3%)
  • Asia (30.5%)
  • Europe (10.2%)

Local Valdese Sports Teams

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

Valdese School Information

Middle Schools
Heritage Middle (1951 Enon Road, Valdese, NC, 28690 - Burke County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Valdese Elementary (298 Praley Street, Valdese, NC, 28690 - Burke County Schools District)

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