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Lake Lure is a town in Rutherford County, in the Forest City metro area.
The community was named for its popularity as a fishing spot
The latitude of Lake Lure is 35.427N. The longitude is -82.205W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,125 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 998.
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23% of Lake Lure residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake Lure ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake Lure was $23,459, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Lake Lure residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lake Lure, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $512. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,188.
Libraries in Lake Lure include Mountains Branch Library ... View libraries
Rutherford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake Lure political report.
The average commute time for Lake Lure workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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