Valley Hill, North Carolina

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Valley Hill, North Carolina
CDP
Location of Valley Hill, North Carolina
Location of Valley Hill, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°17′51″N 82°29′3″W / 35.29750°N 82.48417°W / 35.29750; -82.48417Coordinates: 35°17′51″N 82°29′3″W / 35.29750°N 82.48417°W / 35.29750; -82.48417
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Henderson
Area
 • Total 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 2,185 ft (666 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,137
 • Density 904.4/sq mi (349.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 37-69640[1]
GNIS feature ID 1023065[2]

Valley Hill is a census-designated place (CDP) in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 2,137 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Valley Hill is located at 35°17′51″N 82°29′3″W / 35.29750°N 82.48417°W / 35.29750; -82.48417 (35.297615, -82.484221).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), of which, 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (2.07%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,137 people, 891 households, and 598 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 904.4 people per square mile (349.6/km²). There were 1,049 housing units at an average density of 443.9 per square mile (171.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 94.81% White, 2.34% African American, 0.09% Native American, 1.22% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.56% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.62% of the population.

There were 891 households out of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 18.2% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 25.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $32,250, and the median income for a family was $37,325. Males had a median income of $31,795 versus $21,932 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,922. About 11.1% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.2% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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