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Bakersville is a town in Mitchell County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for David Baker, settler.

The latitude of Bakersville is 36.015N. The longitude is -82.158W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,470 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 356.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$19,286
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bakersville demographic reports
Bakersville is on Cane Creek.
Former and merged names include:
· Davis
Local festivals include:
  • North Carolina Rhododendron Festival - June 22-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bakersville web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bakersville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mitchell County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28777 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Bakersville residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bakersville ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bakersville was $15,997, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

9% of Bakersville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Bakersville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $169.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $708.


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Libraries in Bakersville include Mitchell County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Bakersville include Mitchell News-Journal

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Politics

Mitchell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bakersville political report.

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The average commute time for Bakersville workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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