The unemployment rate in McDowell County is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. McDowell County jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, McDowell County's cost of living is 18.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, McDowell county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 73.4% to 25.4%. More Voting Stats
McDowell County's population is 45,069 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in McDowell County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.1%.
McDowell County public schools spend $9,553 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in McDowell County. More Education