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Taylorsville is a town in Alexander County, in the Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Gen. Zachary Taylor

The latitude of Taylorsville is 35.921N. The longitude is -81.176W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,240 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,846.


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Median household income
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$24,875
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Taylorsville demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.8 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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13% of Taylorsville residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Taylorsville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Taylorsville was $14,876, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Taylorsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Taylorsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $340.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $717.


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Newspapers in Taylorsville include Taylorsville Times

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

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The average commute time for Taylorsville workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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