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Flat Rock is a village in Henderson County, in the Asheville metro area.
The community was named for a granite outcropping used as an Indian ceremonial site
The latitude of Flat Rock is 35.271N. The longitude is -82.441W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,205 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,657.
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19% of Flat Rock residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Flat Rock ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Flat Rock was $42,222, compared with $21,587 nationally.
61% of Flat Rock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Flat Rock include Flat Rock Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Flat Rock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $719. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,543.
Henderson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Flat Rock political report.
The average commute time for Flat Rock workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Flat Rock include Holiday Inn Express Flat Rock.
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