Blowing Rock, North Carolina

Population In Blowing Rock, North Carolina

Population1149

In terms of political views, the Blowing Rock population skews Democratic. The top religion in Blowing Rock is Protestant. The top age group is 65-up per census data.

Household Types in Blowing Rock, North Carolina

  • Singles in Blowing Rock 40.7%
  • Married Couples in Blowing Rock 59.3%

Age Groups of People Living in Blowing Rock, North Carolina

  • 18 to 24 year olds 7.7%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 13.6%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 34.2%
  • 65+ year olds 41.8%

Race Diversity in Blowing Rock, North Carolina

The Race Diversity score in Blowing Rock, North Carolina is 4.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 0.0%
  • Whites 96.3%
  • Black or African Americans 0.6%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 1.5%
  • Asians 0.0%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.0%
  • Multi 1.7%
  • Other 0.0%

The Religion of people living in Blowing Rock, North Carolina

The primary religious affiliation in Blowing Rock, North Carolina is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Blowing Rock, North Carolina is 8.5Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant39.3%
Catholic2.0%
Orthodox0.0%
Other / Christian0.0%
Mormon0.8%
Jewish0.0%
Muslim0.0%
Buddhist0.0%
Hindu0.0%
Other / Non-Christian0.4%
No Religion57.5%

Industry and Occupation in Blowing Rock, North Carolina

The top industry present in Blowing Rock, North Carolina is Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services. 45.5 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 3.8% work in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Blowing Rock, North Carolina is 55.2.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.0%
  • Construction 2.8%
  • Manufacturing 7.1%
  • Wholesale trade 1.7%
  • Retail trade 15.5%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5.1%
  • Information 3.5%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 10.6%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 9.6%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 20.1%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 24.0%
  • Other services, except public administration 0.0%
  • Public administration 0.0%

The Occupation Diversity score in Blowing Rock, North Carolina is 65.9.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 45.5%
  • Service occupations 19.1%
  • Sales and office occupations 21.8%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 3.8%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 9.8%

Average Educational level of people living in Blowing Rock,North Carolina

85.0% of residents in Blowing Rock, North Carolina have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 48.4% of residents in Blowing Rock, North Carolina hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Blowing Rock, North Carolina is 68.7.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 3.3%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11.7%
  • Some college or associate's degree 23.2%
  • Bachelor's degree 34.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree 27.0%