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Pros

-Nearby mountains
-Cost of living
-Small-town feel

Cons

-Employment
-Arts and culture
-Low ethnic diversity


What Bert Has To Say About Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton Metro Area


This interesting tri-city area is located in the broad Catawba Valley at the eastern base of the Blue Ridge Mountains. As the name “Hickory” implies, this is an area of hardwood forests, the original resource for Hickory’s active furniture-making industry. According to local sources, 60% of the furniture made in the United States is made within 200 miles of Hickory, and names like Broyhill, Drexel Heritage and Henredon among many others are headquartered locally. Furniture factory outlets draw people from miles around. The area is also home to the one of the country’s largest fiber optic cable plants operated by Corning.


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Quick Facts About Granite Falls


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Granite Falls is 5.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Granite Falls jobs have Increased by 1.19 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Granite Falls's cost of living is 15.70% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Granite Falls's population is 4,662 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 43.31 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 42 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Granite Falls is $107,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -3.09%.
    SCHOOLS
    Granite Falls public schools spend $8,612 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Granite Falls.

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  2/20/2010
Inaccurate information

I was just wondering what is your source of information. I live in Granite Falls, NC, and the elevation is not 976 ft. as listed, but 1214 feet. Also, the annual... (Read More)

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