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Rhodhiss is a town in Burke County, in the Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir metro area. (The community straddles Burke and Caldwell counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Rhodhiss is 35.773N. The longitude is -81.431W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 958 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 366.
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5% of Rhodhiss residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rhodhiss ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rhodhiss was $18,165, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Rhodhiss residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rhodhiss, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $317. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $753.
Burke County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rhodhiss political report.
The average commute time for Rhodhiss workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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